Dispute Resolution

We have vast experience of all types of disputes and dispute resolution methods, whether before the Courts, in Arbitration or Mediation.

In this area of work, we act for:

  • Private individuals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Owner-managed businesses
  • Large companies
  • Land-owners
  • Developers
  • House-builders
  • Residential and commercial landlords and
  • Registered social landlords

Commercial disputes

Our commercial dispute advice and representation includes:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Misrepresentation
  • Negligence claims including, professional negligence
  • Company issues including, director/shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Intellectual Property infringement
  • Injunctions
  • Judicial Review
  • Insolvency issues
  • Defamation

Property disputes

We have one of the largest property litigation teams in the country. We are at the forefront of housing management advice for registered social landlords, particularly in relation to anti-social behaviour remedies.

Our team advises on:

  • All aspects of landlord and tenant law and housing management issues
  • Possession claims including rent arrears, unlawful sub-letting
  • Multi-witness nuisance possession actions involving, serious allegations of racial and physical abuse, prostitution and ‘crack-house’
  • Anti-social behaviour and harassment including, mental health issues
  • Dilapidation and disrepair claims
  • Service charge disputes and enfranchisement matters before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Objecting to 1954 Act lease renewal applications
  • Forfeiture of commercial leases, whether via peaceable re-entry or court proceedings including relief from forfeiture
  • Boundary disputes and trespass
  • Removal of squatters
  • Easement infringement including, rights of way, right to light
  • Prosecuting or defending restrictive covenant, adverse possession and prescription claims
  • Planning appeals
  • Subsidence

Contact the dispute resolution team to discuss your dispute problem with our legal experts.