Skills & Training

Property advice service

Property advice service
Naima Omasta-Milsom
Naima Omasta-Milsom
London Business Partnership Ltd

One-stop-shop advice supporting London SMEs and potential entrepreneurs so that they are more knowledgeable and aware of commercial property issues.

Areas of focus

  • Budgeting planning and finance forecast
  • Searching for / opening or closing premises
  • Applying and/or challenging business rates, business rate reliefs
  • New or renewal of leases, license agreements
  • Negotiation with landlords and how
  • Understanding and learning about regulation, Acts
  • Commercial property finance
  • Buying/renting and selling commercial properties
  • Commercial property fit out
  • Energy and fuel savings/strategies

Pro bono advice through University of Law students and volunteer lawyers through a provision of:

  1. A one-to-one session is offered with expertise in the requested field to deal immediately with the issue. When a number of clients share the same issue, a group session is offered
  2. Masterclasses and webinars that cover a range of commercial property topics:
    • Advice on how to navigate rent negotiations with your landlord
    • Handling talks with your local authority on issues, such as moving forward a change in planning use class and business rates
    • How to use arbitration services to break an impasse in rent negotiations with your landlord
    • Advice on how to negotiate an exit from a current lease/license commitment
  3. Pro bono service*: University of Law could provide pro bono services to certain clients, *(please check availability and dates with the team)
  4. Energy saving advice: Delivered by specialist consultants in this field
  5. Referral to various other services that deal with commercial property including finding new premises
  6. Online guidance and information
Naima Omasta-Milsom
Naima Omasta-Milsom
London Business Partnership Ltd

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