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property dispute resolution

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A company’s property is one of its most important assets, yet premises are rarely the core focus of a business. Time spent dealing with lengthy disputes can detract from key commercial priorities.

Our UK team, led by three nationally recognised real estate litigation partners, advises on all property litigation-related issues including property portfolio management matters for both landlord and tenants such as lease renewals, tenant default and high value and complex dilapidations claims. We also have extensive experience in property development matters such as notices to complete, site clearance, easements, restrictive covenants and overage claims.

Our team understands property management issues and disputes from your perspective; we protect your position, whether you are a landlord, tenant, developer or someone with an interest over another’s land. Our partner-led approach ensures that we deliver a high quality bespoke service and solutions which are commercially-focused and tailored to clients’ needs and objectives - externally recognised by Chambers 2015.

what we do...

  • Sector experts -  our clients span numerous sectors and range from high street retailers to high end luxury; private investors, developers and pension funds to a variety of public sector clients including central government organisations, local authorities, and health organisations such as NHS Property Services.

  • One of the largest and best known property dispute teams in the Midlands  and rated highly in the legal directories both as a team and individually. 

  • Legal experts -  including high value or complex contested lease renewals, break options, dilapidations, privity claims, easements and right to light. 


  • Full service solution - we draw on the extensive experience of our specialists in property, construction, planning, tax and environment, amongst others. 

  • Product innovation - genuinely innovative services and pricing including fixed fees and menu pricing for lease renewals and dilapidations.  


related resources

Legal updates

Car Giant Limited and another v Hammersmith and Fulham

Acredart Limited & Car Giant Limited v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [2017] EWHC 197 (TCC) is a wide–ranging High Court decision and a must-read for anyone who deals with dilapidations. Landlords and section 18 valuers will be particularly interested.

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Legal updates

Baker v Craggs [2016] EWHC 3250 (Ch)

The registration gap again – another case showing the danger of delayed registration for a buyer.

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Legal updates

Bryant Homes Southern Ltd and others v Stein Management Ltd and others [2016] EWHC 2435 (Ch)

A case illustrating the danger of using a restrictive covenant to secure an overage payment.

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Legal updates

Dooba Developments Ltd v McLagen Investments Ltd [2016] EWHC 2944 (Ch)

A case illustrating the importance of drafting complex commercial contracts precisely and consistently.

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