There are a variety of issues in relation to which an owner of residential property may require advice.  We regularly act on behalf of investors, landlords, homeowners and leaseholders in relation to all manner of disputes relating to residential property.

We can advise you in relation to the following matters:

  • Forfeiture of a lease (for example, forfeiture by peaceable re-entry or court proceedings, relief from forfeiture and issues pursuant to the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977)
  • Claims for disrepair and other disputes over breaches of covenant
  • Applications to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and the Upper Tribunal
  • Recovery of premises from unlawful occupiers/squatters
  • Property management including service charge disputes, challenges and consultations, and rent recovery
  • Residential possession claims
  • A landlord's obligation to protect tenancy deposits and how to deal with claims which have been brought by a tenant in this regard
  • Lease extensions
  • Freehold acquisition
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Neighbour and party wall disputes (including boundary disputes and access to neighbouring land)
  • Trespass and adverse possession
  • Professional negligence (including claims against solicitors, accountants, valuers and other professionals arising out of property transactions)

We are commercially-focused, providing practical advice that seeks to solve problems as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.  We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service to our clients.  Our solicitors are highly responsive and provide quality advice and representation to help bring a dispute to the best conclusion.