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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’.


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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