The cost of taking and running a lease


5 minutes to complete

A short summary for charities or companies wanting to understand the potential costs to consider when entering into a new lease and the costs that will be incurred while renting property.

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Is this right for me?

This document is right for your organisation if:

  • It is considering renting a property under a lease understand the potential costs of taking a lease and renting a property.
  • It already rents a property under a lease and wants a summary of the usual costs involved or the costs of moving premises or renewing its lease.

This document is not right for your organisation if:

  • It owns its property on a freehold basis.
  • It does not need to occupy property


What you'll need…

What do I need before I start?

You shouldn't need any information beyond the name of your organisation to complete this form.


Q: What is the process?
A: Once you have logged in and paid for the form you will be asked a series of questions. These questions help us to create exactly the right document for you. There is lots of information to help you. Once you have finished the document it will be emailed to you with more instructions about what to do next.

Q: What if I don’t have time to complete the form?
A: If you don’t have all the information you need or if you get interrupted you can save the information you have inputted and return to the document later.

Q: What if I want more information about property issues?
A: You may find some of the other resources on Bates Wells Get Legal helpful, there are property documents such as a guide to disposing of charitable property and a guide to granting a lease or a licence. If you would like specific advice about your organisation’s circumstances, please contact Bates Wells at or 020 7551 7777 and a member of our legal team will be able to give an estimate for providing bespoke advice.

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How it Works

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    Select a legal document you need from our library.

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    Answer some simple questions on your organisation.

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    Your customised PDF document is emailed to you.