Healys Solicitors’ Property Dispute Team acts on behalf of individuals and companies irrespective of whether they own and occupy the property, occupy it as tenant or own and let it out to tenants. This expertise affords the team an invaluable insight into each element of a property dispute.
If you are involved in a dispute over property, our Property Litigation Team has the expertise to assist. We provide clear, creative and pragmatic advice which is geared to the protection of our client’s interest and the swift resolution of disputes.
Our team at Healys Solicitors are experienced litigators and negotiators and we aim not to end up in a lengthy and costly court case. We always aim to seek an alternative solution to your case and we regularly conduct mediations, arbitrations and other dispute resolutions alternatives. But when the only course of action is litigation then our specialised team will be able to get the right result your case deserves.
Our Property Dispute Solicitors expertise cover a wide range of property disputes relating to, possession actions/rent recovery in relation to assured, assured shorthold and protected Rent Act tenancies (including service of notices under section 8 and section 21 of the Housing Act 1988); rent and service charge recovery; forfeiture actions and relief applications under long leases; deposits disputes; rent review advice; advice on disrepair claims; breaches of covenant; boundary disputes; recovery of land or premises from unlawful occupiers/squatters; negotiation of tenancy surrender; disputes with neighbouring occupiers over boundaries/rights of way; planning disputes; and leasehold enfranchisement for landlords and long leaseholders, for example dealing with residential leaseholders applications to extend a lease, buy the freehold or exercise the right to manage.
22nd October 2019
In a recent property case that will have a bearing on all contractual matters, the High Court ruled that a footer automatically appended to an email amounted to a legal signature and led to a contract for the sale of land being formed. Continue reading »
16th October 2019
Commercial landlords commonly require tenants to opt out of the statutory security of tenure to which they would otherwise be entitled. However, strict procedural steps must be followed to the letter before that can be achieved. Continue reading »
10th September 2019
Companies are often far less well known than the brands under which they trade. A recent High Court case illustrated that failing to make a distinction between formal corporate entities and their trading styles can cause problems when it comes to dispute resolution. Continue reading »
5th September 2019
An important decision that will be of interest to commercial landlords was issued by the Upper Tribunal (UT) recently.
The UT ruled that prestige office premises that had been stripped bare in preparation for the arrival of a new tenant had a nil rateable value. Continue reading »
10th June 2019
If your lawful use of your land is inconvenient for a neighbour, it almost goes without saying that that is just too bad. The point was underlined by a case in which the presence of a pavement telecommunications box stood in the way of a major housing development. Continue reading »
15th November 2019
24th October 2019
As Shamima Begum begins her legal challenge against the Home Office, the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) is holding a 4 day preliminary hearing. The specialist court will hear the legal challenge and consider whether the removal of Ms Begum’s citizenship has rendered her stateless and was therefore unlawful.
Ivon Sampson, Head of Immigration, joined Iain Dale live on LBC to discuss the issues of the case, and the possible consequences of any decision.
Listen to the full radio interview here:
11th October 2019
An investigation has uncovered a major people smuggling ring bringing migrants across the channel to the UK.
Ivon Sampson, Healys Head of Immigration, joined Tom Swarbrick to discuss the LBC investigation, and the the possible causes of the recent spate of channel crossings by economic migrants.
Listen to the full radio interview here:
30th September 2019
Healys LLP has again been recognised as a leading firm in the latest edition of the Legal 500. This year, 4 practise areas and 3 individual lawyers have been recommended.