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.
4th December 2019
Litigants who fail strictly to comply with judges’ orders risk the dire consequence of having their cases dismissed without a hearing. That very nearly happened to a commercial tenant in a dispute over alleged rent arrears. Continue reading »
26th November 2019
Most leases contain covenants that forbid tenants from doing certain things without their landlords’ consent, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld. The meaning and effect of such provisions came under Supreme Court analysis in an important test case. Continue reading »
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 »
19th February 2020
The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, announced that she aims to drastically reduce the number of EU workers allowed to live and work in the UK by the end of this year. Continue reading »
18th February 2020
MIPIM is just around the corner, and once again Healys LLP will be attending. Continue reading »
3rd February 2020
Healys LLP Women in Business joins forces with local and national businesses to celebrate International Women’s Week 2020 with an extra special event. Continue reading »
The level of fraud crimes committed continue to rise within the UK. Continue reading »
20th January 2020
As Brexit grows closer, immigration has become a key discussion point for Boris Johnson’s cabinet. The UK government has proposed new restrictions set for low-skilled migrants seeking to work in Britain. This policy has not been finalised yet, although there are plans for implementation without transition by the end of December 2020. Continue reading »