Property litigation

Real estate disputes

Real estate disputes

Introduction and overview

We are a large and well respected team of specialist lawyers acting for owners and occupiers of commercial and residential property. We provide advice on disputes relating to properties, and wherever possible how to avoid such disputes.

Our wide-ranging experience in all areas of real estate dispute resolution means that we can provide expert advice across many issues, and the strength in depth of our team means we can act promptly and cost effectively. We pride ourselves on clear and concise legal advice on complex property issues and we never lose sight of ensuring that our advice is practical and useful. 

How our property litigation solicitors can help you

Key services offered

We can advise on a wide range of legal issues that can result from owning and occupying property, including disputes about: 

  • contracts for the transfer of land
  • the development of land
  • party walls 
  • rights of way 
  • protection of, or challenging, rights of light
  • restrictive covenants
  • neighbour and boundary disagreements

Why choose Russell-Cooke for real estate disputes?

About our property litigation team

We are a team of specialist property dispute lawyers with many years of experience dedicated to:

  • understanding your needs
  • proposing practical and cost-effective solutions, whether litigation, bargaining, or a combination of both
  • representing our clients in Courts, tribunals and other forums, including at Supreme Court level, and 
  • working closely and consistently with you to bring about the desired outcome

Industry expertise

Everyone in our team is a member of the Property Litigation Association. We are regular contributors to the national press on property litigation issues, speak at specialist conferences and publish articles. Many of the team are leaders in their fields in building safety law, rights of light, restrictive covenants, telecoms law, party walls and more. 

Testimonials and legal directory quotes

Here are some comments made about us.

 

They really represent their clients’ interests well
Chambers UK (2024)
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.
The Legal 500 (2023)

Charging information

Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus administrative charges and disbursements. We’ll provide an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this if your requirements or the circumstances of the work change. 

The current range of hourly rates for members of the team is from £190 plus VAT to £600 plus VAT per hour. 

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our property litigation solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7525 or complete our enquiry form below.

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