Property Litigation & Real Estate Disputes

Our specialist team of property litigation solicitors provide practical, commercial advice on all types of property litigation and real estate disputes.

As well as pursuing and defending claims in complex disputes, our property litigation experts provide specialist advice on portfolio management issues and work closely with the Real Estate team to offer a comprehensive service.

Our team provide tactical advice on the best forum to resolve the dispute quickly and proportionally whether that be through litigation, arbitration, expert determination or alternative dispute resolution.

We can advise on disputes and litigation in relation to commercial properties as well as residential developments.

Our solicitors act for a broad range of clients, including

  • Retailers
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Financial institutions
  • Educational establishments
  • Charities
  • Property managers
  • Leaseholders
  • Commercial tenants

Our property litigation lawyers offer a responsive and commercially aware service to resolve your dispute promptly and cost effectively.

We deal with high profile complex work and can offer specialist support to even the largest of projects. Our national Real Estate Disputes team provides strength and depth wherever your dispute may occur.

Throughout the process we will keep a keen commercial outlook, recognising that disruption to your business needs to be minimised, your reputation needs to be protected, and you need to be clear about the risks involved.

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

Recent Deals

National Property Regeneration

We acted for a national property regeneration company in the successful exercise of a break clause that was subject to complex conditions in relation to a lease of commercial premises.

Property Development

Acted for a property developer in securing vacant possession of commercial premises from an unauthorised occupier following the administration of a national retailer.

Development Proceedings

Acted for two developers in obtaining a court order for possession to enable a multi-million pound development to proceed. This involved defeating a claim for adverse possession on a strip of land occupied by owners of a neighbouring estate.

Relocation

Acted for the National Market Traders Federation Castle Indoor Branch providing advice on the transfer of the Sheffield Indoor Market to its new location.

Dilapidations Claim

£1.3m plus interest and costs terminal dilapidations claim involving complex diminution in value arguments. The matter settled before trial for £300k including interest and costs.

Injunction & Damages

Claim for an injunction and damages (c. £1m) arising out of a derogation from grant in a lease of premises in Stoke. The claim was settled by way of mediation.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

"An experienced and expert group of solicitors and support staff who keep the client's agenda in mind."

Chambers & Partners, 2022

“The team has some big hitters, all with different strengths, which makes them a formidable firm.”

Legal 500, 2022
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“You have done sterling work on our behalf for which we thank you. I am already recommending you should anyone be in need of your services.”

MD of regional property agent

We Work Nationally

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

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Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

The Times Best Law Firms 2019
Chambers & Partners 2020 logo