Our specialist charity property solicitors 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 property litigation team 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.