Real estate disputes

Real estate disputes can frustrate income flow and the use of land but our team has a wealth of experience to help you overcome these issues.

Real estate litigation and even the threat of litigation can feel out of control and overwhelming. We understand that disputes need to be managed carefully, thoroughly and the consequences controlled as much as possible. 

We aim to get involved early, help you understand the risks and costs, putting control of the process back into your hands.

Real estate is what we know and we are involved in a vast array of land-related issues, so whatever is keeping you awake at night, we can help. 

Our lawyers

There are few problems we have not encountered before. We have specialist lawyers with many years experience in issues surrounding occupying or owning real estate and land. 

Our experience

The team has undertaken various matters pre- and post-dispute and through the various dispute forums. Some of our recent examples of work are: 

  • Successfully defending a demolition contractor in central London against a private noise nuisance prosecution.
  • Obtaining an urgent possession order against protestors who had occupied key administration buildings at a top university.
  • Successfully defending a farmer against multiple notices to quit served by the landlord to obtain possession in arbitration proceedings.
  • Seeking disclosure of key documents for a client in an overage agreement dispute.
  • Obtaining the removal of a unilateral notice over a client’s office premises in First Tier Tribunal proceedings.

Our clients

We act for clients across various sectors, including:

  • Various significant landholding Oxbridge Colleges and other universities
  • Lendlease and other mixed use development companies
  • Railway Pension Fund, Fidelity RE and other investors
  • Countrywide Legal Indemnities
  • The British Museum and other charitable organisations
  • Numerous NHS bodies

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