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 and tenants in resolving their property 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:
Dispute Resolution for Residential Landlords
There are times as a landlord when issues can arise, which may require specialist legal advice. Disagreements between landlords and tenants often arise due to contractual breaches on either side such as rent arrears, illegal sublets or housing disrepair.
Whatever your circumstances, we can provide you with expert advice to help bring your dispute to a swift conclusion. Whether you are a private investor with just one rental property or a company with a large portfolio of residential lettings, contact us today on 0333 323 5259 and speak to one of our solicitors.
All the property dispute lawyers accredited members of the Property Litigation Association, the Residential Landlords Association so you can rest assured that we provide the highest levels of expertise and specialist knowledge that you should expect from your legal team.
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 requiring property dispute resolution.
We can provide advice and assistance with:
- Antisocial behaviour
- Bringing possession claims against tenants
- Claims against tenants for damage to property
- Dealing with problem tenants
- Defending breach of rental contract claims
- Defending harassment claims
- Defending housing disrepair claims
- Defending unlawful eviction claims
- Disputes with neighbours including title and boundary disputes
- Evicting residential tenants
- Eviction of squatters & trespassers
- Forfeiture of residential leases
- Infringement of property rights including rights of way
- Leasehold enfranchisement
- Professional negligence
- Recovery of rent arrears, service charge and ground rent
- Right of first refusal
- Tenancy Deposit Protection Schemes
Types of dispute resolution
At Lupton Fawcett, we are experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and will take time to explore all the options for your particular situation, including mediation, arbitration and negotiation so that wherever possible you don’t have to go to court.
Where litigation is the best course of action, we will take a proactive and robust approach, preparing your case thoroughly and representing you in court. Our accomplished team of lawyers have a formidable reputation across the industry and are known for achieving consistently excellent results.
Lupton Fawcett can also help with your tenancy agreements. These are legally binding documents so it pays to ask the experts, who will ensure your interests are protected. Our solicitors can advise you on all aspects of your tenancy agreements, checking existing contracts or drafting new ones. We will work with you to agree the terms, will highlight the essential requirements and ensure that it is tailored to meet your specific needs.
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
Contact us for help
With offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, we offer a full range of legal services for clients throughout the UK. For confidential advice, contact us today by completing our online enquiry form or by calling 0333 323 5259 to speak to one of our team.
We also 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. Visit our Commercial property disputes page for more information and speak to one of our team today.
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- 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
Get in Touch
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