Separate add-ons

  • Licence to Alter – £949
  • Agreement for Lease – £1,249
  • Underlease Supplement – £499
  • Acting for an overseas company is an additional fee of £925.

All fees are subject to VAT.

What is excluded?

  • Legal advice outside the scope of the service described above
  • It does not include any superior landlord’s consent if the lease is an underlease
  • It does not include the costs of buying a business too. Please click here for more information on legal fees for buying a business.


  • Land Registry Fees are payable if the length of the lease is more than 7 years
  • Final Searches £25 + VAT if the length of the lease is more than 7 years

SDLT may also be due, and you can calculate your liability If VAT is payable on the premises then SDLT is payable on the Annual Rent + VAT.

How long will it take?

Timescales vary and on average it will take 4-6 weeks, but it depends upon a number of factors outside of our control. We will endeavour to complete the matter as quickly as possible within your timescales.

When will I pay?

You will need to pay 50% of the fixed fee on account together with any search fees if requested. The balance of fees and disbursements will be due on completion.