Property Disputes

The property disputes team is led by Andrew Tugwell, a dual qualified solicitor and chartered surveyor.  Our reputation for dealing with property disputes is based on a thorough understanding of the property industry as well as an essential practical and commercial approach.

Whether you are a commercial occupier, developer, property investor or an individual owner, you may need advice and support to help you deal with frequent property issues.  We regularly deal with lease renewals, notices, rent reviews, service charge issues, dilapidation disputes, rent arrears, enfranchisement, boundary and covenant issues, obtaining possession, planning issues, judicial review, arbitration, adjudication of construction disputes, option/development agreements, professional negligence including valuation matters and estate agents' commission disputes.

We provide key advice regularly in all of these areas including dealing with numerous high profile reported court cases making new law.  We work closely with our property and other departments and our numerous surveyor contacts.  Our clients appreciate our very comprehensive property disputes service.

Having your cake and eating it more>

Property law update: commercial property - assignment of leases more>

Landlords: New Right to Rent checks from 1 February 2016 more>

My neighbour cut down my tree. Can I sue for damages? more>

Lost highways found more>

Lost highways set to reappear as right-of-way law changes more>

A hasty and unplanned demolition in Kilburn more>

Japanese knotweed and the invasion of the bureaucrats more>

First shots fired in billionaire H&M boss's property dispute more>

Don't end up on the wrong side of a 'right of way' more>

Decision day on Dolphin Square more>

Ask the experts more>

Ask the experts more>

Can I sue my own solicitors? more>

Ask the experts more>

The law can help neighbours in basement works disputes more>

Super-basements hit rock bottom more>

Landlords can avoid service charge consultation more>

Residential Landlords Deposits - have you protected yourself? more>

Sensitive advice might have to be disclosed more>

Can a landlord relocate car parking spaces in a lease to redevelop? more>

When is a valuer negligent? A recipe for disaster? more>

New - 10% additional damages if offers to settle are refused more>

Planning Conditions Need to be Clear to be Enforceable more>

Private improvements on public rights of way more>

Important property briefing: A wake up call for land owners more>