Student Accommodation Sector Lawyers & Block Management Legal Advice

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 the office or complete our 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.  Call the office or leave your details using the online enquiry form and we’ll call you back.

Lupton Fawcett are a leading personal and commercial law firm in Yorkshire with well-established offices of highly experienced solicitors in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We have spent over one hundred years using our legal skills to help you through difficult, complicated or emotional times.  Within every area of law, we put your interests first.

We provide a personalised service, with sector specialists and extensive resources to ensure we are giving you the best solutions to your problems.

Lupton Fawcett have long been recognised for our expertise in Commercial Property Law.

Our Student Accommodation Lawyers act regularly for clients across the United Kingdom including Bradford, Birmingham, Hull, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Nottingham providing expert legal advice for student accommodation issues including development, acquisitions and disputes.

We can support your needs wherever you live in England or Wales.

Call today or complete the enquiry form and we will get back in touch with you quickly.  We will always respond promptly, and we will be happy to help.

Why Choose Lupton Fawcett?

Having advised and supported many local families, individuals and businesses, we are proud to offer clients a dedicated service from specialist solicitors who are experts in their field:

We're Award Winning

Multi-award winning - Yorkshire Team of the Year, Regional Employment Team of the Year, Employment Law Lawyer of the Year

We're Connected

We're connected to the people, businesses and infrastructure throughout Yorkshire

We Put You First

You can be sure to expect superb client service from us. Our clients are our priority

We're Your Law Firm

Your problems are real but how we approach them makes all the difference

Accreditations / Awards

There is always someone to help me whenever needed and I do tend to need everything in an emergency! Lupton Fawcett & 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.

Student accommodation provider

We have always found Lupton Fawcett staff to be helpful and they have dealt with matters in a prompt manner.

Unipol Student Homes Ltd

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