Our experienced Property Dispute team deliver practical, specialist advice on all areas of property litigation.
We offer a bespoke service and pride ourselves on our close client relationships. Our years of experience and proven track record of delivering results make us the firm of choice for many landlords, agents, developers, financiers and businesses for resolving their property disputes.
Commercial Property Disputes
We act for a range of businesses and landlords involved in commercial property disputes. Our clients range from small to large businesses, surveyors, contractors, property developers and landlords.
We can provide advice and assistance on all types of commercial property In the past we have successfully resolved disputes within the following areas:
- Assignment and Sub-letting Disputes
- Breaches of Lease Covenants
- Commercial Lease Renewals
- Rent and Service Charge Recovery
- Dilapidation and Repair Matters
- Enforcement of Easements
- Forfeiture and Possession Proceedings
- Injunctions and Emergency Court Actions
- Landlord and Tenant Insolvency
- Party Wall and Boundary Disputes
- Professional Negligence
- Rent reviews
- Possession Actions
- Flooding and Environmental Agency Disputes
- Infringement of Property Rights
- Agricultural Disputes
Residential Property Disputes
Whether you are a homeowner, tenant or landlord we can advise you on any issues that you have regarding your property.
We can provide advice and assistance on all types of residential property disputes including, for example:
- Recovery of rent arrears, service charge and ground rent
- Claims against tenants for damage to property
- Dealing with problem tenants
- Disputes with neighbours including title and boundary disputes
- Removing unlawful occupiers, trespassers and squatters
- Claims for disrepair, harassment and unlawful eviction
- Leasehold Enfranchisement
- Professional Negligence
- The Right of First Refusal
- Infringement of property rights including rights of way
- Dealing with disputes over tenancy deposits
- Houses in Multiple Occupation “HMO”
We also offer:
- a full property portfolio management service designed for landlords and managing agents.
- Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements, management agreements, let-only agreements and guarantor forms
We provide advice on a wide range of legal issues to clients around Yorkshire and beyond from our offices in Leeds, York and Sheffield. For an initial discussion about your case, contact one of our specialist solicitors today.
- High Court confirms tenant's property as its 'only or principal home' despite evidence of living elsewhere
- Letting Agent Fees
- When giving friendly advice may not be a good idea
- Gates: an open and shut case?
- The Freedom of Freehold?
- New penalties for landlords of up to £30,000
- Can a landlord refuse consent for change of use on the basis that a tenant might acquire the freehold?
- Dealing with a commercial tenant's disrepair: what are a Landlord's remedies?
- Liability for business rates where property undergoing substantial refurbishment
- Mistakes in replies to pre contract enquiries can leave a Landlord open to financial claims in Misrepresentation
- How do you establish intention under the LTA 1954 grounds (f) and (g)?
- Changes to licensing of shared houses
- Beware of out of date Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreements: The importance of keeping your agreements up to date
- When is a Restrictive Covenant not a Restrictive Covenant?
- New prescribed form of notice seeking possession of assured tenancies and agricultural occupancies
- Achieving vacant possession following service of a break notice
- My tenant is in prison - what should I do?
- Do tenant's fixtures require removal to exercise a lease break notice?
- Mind the gap!
- Is a user covenant prohibiting use other than as private residence breached by short-term lettings?
- Recovering the cost of damage to residential property - An everyday tale of country folk
- How a landlord can reduce its exposure to repairing obligations
- Break clauses in commercial leases
- Avoiding claims for disruption when carrying out work on tenanted properties
- The consequences of not giving vacant possession following exercise of a tenant's break option
- Human rights breached by a private landlord seeking possession order?
- Boundary Disputes
- The cost of getting the expert evidence wrong
- Alterations and improvements by tenants
- New consumer rights laws - further bad news for landlords?
- When is a landlord responsible for an occupier's nuisance?
- Duty to repair is not a duty to make safe
- Disposing of goods left in properties after eviction
- Residential Tenancies: what to expect in 2016
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