We advise property owners, landlords and tenants on a wide range of real estate disputes, including:
- disputes about ownership of, and interests in, property
- disputes about the acquisition of property
- disputes about contracts, leases and mortgages (including construction or interpretation)
- professional negligence
- insolvency and property
- joint venture disputes
- landlord and tenant
- repossession of property, including eviction of squatters
- recovery of rent and service charges
- business tenancy disputes
- dilapidations and disrepair claims
- rent reviews
- rights of way and rights of light
- party wall and boundary disputes
Our clients include real estate investment companies, institutions, developers and retailers. We also have expertise in acting for not-for-profit bodies.
The team is headed by Jason Hunter, one of the UK's leading real estate litigation lawyers and the author of published works in the field.
Many of the property litigation solicitors in the team are members of the Property Litigation Association.
The Legal 500 (2023) praises the team's "excellent speed of response, knowledge and pragmatism". One commenter notes "this is a practice which builds genuine and successful relationships with clients and other professionals. Its culture is open and collaborative, to the great benefit of client outcomes."
this is a practice which builds genuine and successful relationships with clients and other professionals. Its culture is open and collaborative, to the great benefit of client outcomes.
Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus administrative charges and disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change.
We also have a flexible and innovative approach to litigation funding which enables us to offer our clients, in appropriate cases, a series of funding choices tailored to their particular requirements.
The latest news and insights from our property law and conveyancing team
Key takeaways from the first Building Safety Act remediation order—Property Week
Hippersley Point—an important decision on the Building Safety Act
Renters Reform Bill update—the future landscape of private renting