Property litigation

Telecoms equipment—advice to landowners

Telecoms equipment-advice to landowners

Introduction and overview

We provide legal advice and support on issues related to mobile phone masts and other types of telecommunications equipment situated on land - or planned to be.

How our telecoms law solicitors can help you

Key services offered

We provide clear and practical legal advice, interpreting the Electronic Communications Code which governs the relationship between landowners and telecoms operators.

Our telecoms specialists understand the industry and have a wealth of experience acting for landowners dealing with and resolving disputes against telecoms companies as well as acting for significant national property developers. We represent property investors and developers, landed estates, farm owners, charities, retail businesses and individuals.

We can help with:

  • resisting attempts by operators to put telecoms apparatus on private land
  • advising in relation to the removal of telecoms equipment, for example where a redevelopment is planned
  • drafting and negotiating new telecoms leases, agreements and wayleaves
  • telecoms lease renewals
  • advising about and interpreting provisions within existing code agreements and the applicable legislation
  • acting in court and tribunal applications and appeals
  • applying for or resisting planning applications

Why choose Russell-Cooke for advice on telecoms equipment on your land?

About our property litigation team

We are specialists in property litigation, transactional real estate, and planning who work together to achieve your aims. Whether you want to object to the siting of telecoms apparatus on your land, remove telecoms apparatus, enter into a telecoms agreement or just need advice, we can quickly assemble a team of experts to help you.

We also have close links with telecoms surveyors who can provide additional support.

Charging information

We typically charge via hourly rates but in appropriate cases can agree a capped or fixed fee for particular tasks. We’d be pleased to discuss your case with you and provide a no-obligation quote or estimate

In certain circumstances, you may be able to recover some or all of your fees from the other party and we can discuss that with you.

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.

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