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Student Accommodation Developers & Block Management Legal Advice

The Student Accomodation Solicitors at Lupton Fawcett have a special understanding of the day-to-day problems facing student accommodation providers.

Our specialist team can provide practical and commercial advice on all types of student accommodation issues including handling students who are struggling to pay rent, managing problem tenants and advising on site acquisitions and commercial contracts with third parties.

If you would like to speak to our solicitors, who are based in York, Sheffield and Leeds, simply call 0333 323 5292 or complete our online enquiry form and we will call you back.

The Team

Our team are always professional and provide sensible, practical advice when it comes to suggesting ways of managing student accommodation, as well as providing assistance whenever needed, including in an emergency. We act for national student accommodation providers and managers, as well as individual landlords, and can offer a fixed price for the work that we carry out.

We understand the particular problems that student accommodation providers are faced with, whether it is non-payment of rent, damage to property, unlawful occupation of a property, noise issues and other behavioural concerns. We will always advise you on the best approach to these problems and where serious decisions, such as possession recovery, are concerned, we provide quick and cost-effective solutions.

The team has many years of experience in dealing with students and their guarantors and we understand the issues involved.

We also are experienced in dealing with construction projects, site acquisitions and disposals and nomination agreements with universities and other educational institution.

Our Services

Our services for student accommodation providers include:

  • Rent arrears recovery

  • Dealing with problem tenants

  • Recovering possession of accommodation

  • Drafting and reviewing tenancy agreements

  • Agreements with educational institutions and investors

  • Site acquisitions and development

  • Regulatory issues

  • Employment


We can also provide training to help you understand the key concepts, effectively run property and have a sound understanding of the steps required when something goes wrong. For more information, visit our Landlord and Tenant Training page.  

Talk to Us

Contact our student accommodation solicitors today for extensive legal advice backed by years of experience. We have offices across Yorkshire in York, Sheffield and Leeds which you can get in touch with by using the details below.

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    There is always someone to help me whenever needed and I do tend to need everything in an emergency! Lupton Fawcett’s student accommodation team are always very professional as well as proactive in suggesting improved ways of working. A leading national student accommodation provider with over 24 sites.

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