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Real Estate Disputes

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Real estate disputes are often an unavoidable part of owning, developing or occupying commercial property. We help investors, developers, landlords, tenants, financiers and anyone else involved in commercial real estate with their real estate disputes

The global real estate market is constantly transforming and the sector has never been more complex. As a result, our clients are looking for lawyers that know their market and can adapt to changes.

To help our clients in managing their real estate disputes, our dedicated real estate litigators provide a first-class and innovative real estate dispute resolution service. These disputes are of critical importance to our clients and we draw together the skills and resources needed to offer timely and commercial advice from the point of instruction. We have the resources and experience to deal with all aspects of an actual or threatened dispute, whatever the scale of the issue.

We can help across a wide range of areas including development-related matters such as contested site assembly, rights of light and other easements and possession issues, insolvency, transactional disputes, professional negligence, restrictive covenants, business rates, disputes on Compulsory Purchase Orders and other compensation issues, Electronic Communications Code and leasehold enfranchisement, all which helps manage disputes.

We can also assist with all types of landlord and tenant disputes, including business lease renewals, rent review issues, lease termination, dilapidations claims and service charge disputes.

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Recent Experience

TAG Farnborough Airport

Defending compensation claims made by a class action of over 200 local residents under the Land Compensation Act 1973, involving novel consideration of certain issues such as the nature of government occupation and the 'purpose' test, as well as issues of estoppel and reliance (UK)

Canary Wharf Group Plc

Represented successfully in a claim for in excess of £500million in unpaid rents and other damages resulting from the Lehman Brothers administration relating to UK property. This was of the single largest property litigation dispute in the UK courts in 2017


Insights and updates

19th January 2023
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18th January 2023
In our second article exploring the language of real estate disputes, Matthew Bonye, Frances Edwards...
11th January 2023
In the first of two articles, Matthew Bonye, Frances Edwards and Shanna Davison explain how...
7th September 2022
The decision will be welcomed by landlords seeking recoveries but reminds tenants of their financial...

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