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Real estate disputes


Meet the team

This firm is noted for advising international property companies and institutional pension and insurance funds on landlord and tenant disputes, property-related insolvency and development disputes.’
Chambers UK, 2013

“Clear, commercial advice, provided within tight deadlines.” Chambers UK, 2015

Our real estate disputes team advises the world’s leading developers, investors, landlords, financial institutions and joint venture partners and corporate occupiers on the full ambit of real estate disputes in the UK. Our strategic and tactical advice often prevents litigation or achieves favourable settlement on the best possible terms through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

Our areas of work include

  • breach of contract
  • business rates disputes
  • compulsory purchase and land compensation disputes
  • development expertise (restrictive covenants, rights to light, land options and overage disputes, UK Telecommunications Act, vacant possession strategies)
  • distressed developments
  • insolvency
  • landlord and tenant (rent review, interim and terminal dilapidations, assignments and underlettings, service charge disputes, contested lease renewals, injunction and forfeiture actions and leasehold enfranchisement)
  • professional negligence actions
  • security enforcement.