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.
14th January 2019
A recent case, brought by a man who had entered into a two-year tenancy agreement with no break clause on a house and garden in Kent, dealt with the interpretation of a rent suspension clause. Continue reading »
Disregard for legal obligations in property development is unwise, as a recent case shows. It involved a developer that high-handedly decided to build affordable housing in the full knowledge that the charity which owns adjacent land benefits from restrictive covenants which would thereby be breached. The charity intended to use its land to build a hospice for sick children. Continue reading »
19th November 2018
No matter how many security measures are taken, plots of vacant land are at risk of being invaded by trespassers. However, with the right legal advice, landowners can take pre-emptive action to minimise such hazards and protect their investments. Continue reading »
9th November 2018
Property title deeds often contain restrictions on future use of the land and one of the most common is a requirement that only one house can be built on a single plot. It may be thought that such a restriction must be adhered to forever, but if the circumstances are appropriate, restrictions can be lifted if they impede reasonable developments from reaching fruition. Continue reading »
7th November 2018
Rent review clauses are normally straightforward, but when they are not there may be trouble brewing. Recently, a case involving an office block in Bromley found its way to the Court of Appeal. In dispute was the amount of rent payable on the rent review date. Continue reading »
15th February 2019
The Starr Trust, one of Brighton’s leading children’s charities recently appointed Partner and Head of Media at Healys, Nicholas Taylor, as Ambassador. Continue reading »
8th February 2019
Healys are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the second time in two years to win “Mortgage Conveyancer of the Year” at The Mortgage Awards. Continue reading »
7th February 2019
The 30th anniversary of MIPIM is just around the corner, and once again Healys will be attending. This year our team will be joining the Egypt Delegation, and will be based in The Palais Des Festivals. Held between the 12th and the 15th of March in Cannes, MIPIM is the largest real estate networking event in the property calendar. This year there are expected to be 24,000 delegates from over 100 countries, and three distinct teams from Healys will be attending the 4 day event. Continue reading »
21st January 2019
Healys LLP is happy to announce that following on from the addition of the Debt Capital Markets team last year, it has received formal confirmation of its first bond listing on the Cyprus Stock Exchange. Continue reading »