Property Litigation

The department is led by our partner, Mark Oakley, and advises a wide range of clients, including numerous London Boroughs, landlords and tenants in the commercial and residential sectors, property investors, management companies and developers.

We work closely with our commercial and residential property departments to ensure that if a dispute arises our clients receive timely advice to protect their interests and we aim wherever possible to assist in the cost effective resolution of disputes whether by negotiation, mediation or legal proceedings. We act for clients in the High Court, County Court, first-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber).

The services that we provide are summarised below:

  • 1954 Act (business lease) renewals and terminations
  • Breach of covenants and forfeiture
  • Dilapidations disputes
  • Rent and service charge recovery
  • Service charge disputes
  • Termination of leases and tenancies
  • Boundary disputes
  • Rights of way disputes
  • Adverse possession applications        
  • All types of possession proceedings
  • Real property disputes, easements, restrictive covenants including renewals
  • Land registration disputes

To discuss the legalities surrounding property litigation further, please call us on 020 8290 0333 to speak to one of our solicitors.