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  1. Real Estate Disputes

    Our team of property dispute lawyers provides practical legal advice on all types of disputes relating to land and property, and undertakes property-related litigation in the civil courts and tribunals.

    We also, where appropriate, explore alternative means of resolving disputes such as mediation.

    Stevens & Bolton LLP’s ‘outstanding’ team provides ‘pragmatic, sensible advice’ and is ‘highly pro-active, with a great depth of knowledge and insight into its clients’ needs’.

    THE LEGAL 500

    Areas of specialism include:

    • Landlord and tenant disputes, including:
      • disputes relating to the interpretation of leases
      • lease renewal proceedings under the Landlord & Tenant Act   1954
      • rent reviews
      • dilapidations
      • remedies for non-payment of rent, including forfeiture of leases and advice on guarantees and surety liability
      • claims relating to breaches of lease covenants, including unauthorised assignments, sub-lettings and alterations
      • service charge disputes
    • Development disputes and other contractual disputes relating to commercial and residential property
    • Rights to light disputes
    • Insolvency matters with a property angle, including tenant insolvency
    • Land ownership including adverse possession and co-ownership disputes
    • Compulsory purchase
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Eviction of squatters from commercial and residential property
    • Public and private rights over land including rights of way and other easements and rights of common (including town and village green applications)
    • Boundary disputes (commercial and residential)
    • Professional negligence involving property professionals
    • Property options, including pre-emption rights and break clauses
    • Matters before the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber).

    They have the ability to offer strategic advice plus have energy and commitment

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