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property disputes for charities
Our specialist property lawyers advise charities and not-for-profit organisations on their property disputes. These include:
- Dilapidations claims for tenants (this being claims by landlords for disrepair at the end of leases)
- Dilapidations claims by charity landlords
- Residential possession claims against beneficiaries of charities (under licences or tenancies)
- Residential possession claims against tenants of investment property
- Disputes with landlord in relation to breaches of tenant covenants
- Disputes with commercial tenants
- Claims in relation to breaches or freehold restrictive covenants
- Alleged breaches of planning law
- Construction claims
- Disputes over ownership of or trusteeship of an organisation's property
- Claims for breaches of mortgages or clawback arrangements
- Contentious adverse possession claims
- Breaches of liquor and other licensing rules
- Breaches of environmental legislation
Claims by persons injured on property
- Our specialist team consists of two partners and three assistants with wide experience of property law as it relates to the voluntary sector.
Legal review Chambers refers to our strong reputation in the charity field. The Legal 500 describes the team as 'knowledgeable, quick, trustworthy, and nice to deal with.'
- We work closely with our Contentious Property department to provide a cost-effective and risk-aware approach to property disputes, grounded on an understanding of charity law and the way the voluntary sector works.
- Our team will consider the most appropriate way of dealing with a problem and if necessary will pass the matter to our dispute resolution lawyers.