Property Disputes

We have extensive experience of all commercial property disputes and property litigation matters (both commercial and residential). We are located within minutes of the Royal Courts of Justice and also within easy reach of the inner London County Courts.

Our property litigation department has worked for a variety of clients including developers, contractors, retailers, business owners, franchisors and individuals in connection with all aspects of acquiring, disposing, letting and developing commercial property and industrial property. We act for landlords, tenants, freeholders, local authorities, developers, management companies, letting agencies and estate agencies. Types of property dispute work which we act and advise upon include:

  • Party walls and boundary disputes
  • Service charge recovery for landlords and tenants
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Rights of way
  • Access rights
  • Rights of light
  • Enfranchisement
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Renewal of business tenancies
  • Lease enforcement
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Planning permission and enforcement
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Lease disputes

Helpful Resources

If you are looking for basic information on residential landlord/tenant disputes and leasehold issues we would recommend you visit the government funded Leasehold Advisory Service site which contains a wealth of free information on common issues and problems. James Brenan is a frequent contributor to many of the advice guides available on the website.

For some FAQs on commercial leases the following links may be helpful.

Leasing premises: 24 FAQs (From Law Donut)
Getting out of a lease: 18 FAQs (From Law Donut)
James is a member of the the negligence panel of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

We believe in practical solutions that will save you time and money and if we believe that mediation rather than litigation will achieve a better result for you, we will advise you to pursue that course of action.

Property Disputes
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