Our Property Litigation Team is recognised for its strength and experience. Our solicitors play a crucial role in a substantial number of property and commercial transactions on stand-alone matters and in support of other departments. We advise on all aspects of property litigation and handle high value complex work, ranging from commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, service charge claims, property issues arising in redevelopment projects and on insolvency, to equitable proprietary remedies, including trusts of land and agricultural land disputes.
They have demonstrated to me when dealing with client affairs a detailed grasp of the issues, an understanding of the relevant law, a quick appreciation of their client's commercial interests and the ability to marshal powerfully and without fear all the proper means available to them to further those interests. They are without doubt an outstanding firm for property litigation.
Grounds for Possession: "Suitable Alternative Accommodation" does not have to refer to a Specific Property
The Court of Appeal has held that the expression "suitable alternative accommodation" in the Housing Act 1985 (section 84(2)(b) and (c)) is broad enough to encompass accommodation identified by reference to its essential characteristics and did not require the identification of a specific property.Read more
Our Real Estate Team have the technical expertise to meet the demands of the modern Commercial Property world and its business requirements.Read more
Property Tribunal Functions Transferred to First-Tier Tribunal
1 July 2013 saw the functions of some property tribunals transferred to the First-tier Tribunal under the Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2013 (SI 2013/1036) ("the Order").Read more
Proportionate Trespassing: Manchester Ship Canal Developments Ltd and Peel Investments Ltd v Persons Unknown
The Court has recently held that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights is capable of being engaged in possession claims brought by private landowners against trespassers.Read more