Duncan Thomson, was great to deal with and always available when I needed him

David Hibbert, JKM Electrical Contractors Ltd.

Property Disputes

Our Dispute Resolution and Property teams work closely together to advise you if something goes wrong with your commercial property. Whether you have concerns relating to trespass, a nuisance or a right of way, we aim to advise you quickly and efficiently to ensure minimal disruption to your business. We can provide you with clear, quick and cost effective advice to help you protect your investment. Our in-depth knowledge of the property market means we can advise you on the legal and commercial risks in any dispute and provide you with suitable solutions to recover your property and/or monies. Our experienced litigators are on hand to resolve disputes in a quick and efficient manner, and can assist you in commencing court proceedings if the need arises.

Business Lease Renewals

If you have a business tenancy, we can advise you on how to renew it or bring it to an end. Our experienced Property team blend legal knowledge with dedication to help you find solutions for your business. If you are a landlord wishing to bring a tenancy to an end, we can advise you on the legalities of opposing business lease renewal and section 25 notices. We have experience in dealing with interim rent applications and assistance on excluding security of tenure.

Adverse Possession

If you are having troubles with squatters in your commercial property, contact our Property team today. We can advise you on whether the use of land amounts to adverse possession and what steps you can take to remedy it. We can assist you if a neighbour has erected a fence on your property, locked any gates on the property or planted or cut any trees on your property. Our Property team work closely with our Dispute Resolution team to advise you on the correct court procedure to follow to remove squatters and can help obtain interim possession orders where possible.

Service Charges

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, we can advise you on the duties of a landlord to provide certain services and the exact expenses that can be recovered for these services. Our Property team can provide you with clear cut, cost effective advice. We are known for being approachable and straight forward, and strive to provide a high level of support.

Recovering Rent Arrears

Our dynamic Property team can help you recover rent arrears, advising you on the likelihood of recovery and what methods of recovery are available to you. We specialise in advising clients on statutory demands, providing comprehensive knowledge of the form and contents of a statutory demand and the suitability of a demand, after looking at the full circumstances of your case. We take pride in maintaining strong channels of communication with clients, understanding your needs and working with you to find solutions.

We can advise you on:

  • Agricultural tenancies
  • Forfeiture
  • Rent review
  • Rent arrears
  • Service charge
  • Break clauses
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Adverse possession
  • Business lease renewal

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