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Property disputes

We advise commercial landlords, developers, landowners, property investors, property management companies and property occupiers on how to resolve commercial property disputes quickly and efficiently.

The team delivers technical excellence with commercial analysis that provides clients with clear advice and options. We assess all disputes at the outset to find the most appropriate solution and always consider the commercial, financial and reputational impact of any dispute.

The team works closely with our commercial property and specialist planning and construction teams and provides regular training to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

"The property litigation team has some impressive corporate clients, who trust the firm with their commercial landlord and tenant work."

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Our commercial property litigation lawyers advise on:

  • dilapidations, alteration and repair
  • lease renewals and complex rent reviews
  • lease termination: forfeiture, surrender, break notices and notices to quit
  • recovery of rent and service charge arrears
  • consents to assign, underlet, alter and change use
  • development and contractual disputes
  • joint venture disputes
  • rights of light
  • site clearance
  • telecommunications and utilities
  • restrictive covenants and overage
  • dealing with the removal of squatters, trespassers and travellers

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