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 team

  • 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.'

Our approach

  • 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.