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Real Estate
Litigation

We have extensive experience and ability to advise on any types of dispute relating to commercial property whether this is in relation to a one off dispute or matters relating to the management of property portfolios.  

We work diligently to build strong relationships with our clients and to become their trusted adviser. Commercial property is one of our key areas of expertise and our team, who acts for local and national landlords, tenants and developers, provides a comprehensive, bespoke and high quality service.

We understand your needs and objectives and will provide you with clear and pragmatic advice which is tailored to meet those needs whilst being commercially focused. We will protect your position and strive to achieve the best possible result for you.

Our services include:

Lease renewals – advising in respect of both opposed and unopposed claims;

Dilapidations – advising in both terminal and interim claims;

Break notices – serving break notices and advising on compliance with break conditions and covenants;

Lease termination – advising in relation to claims to forfeit commercial leases;

Landlord and tenant insolvency – advising on all property related aspects by working alongside our insolvency specialists;

Rent Arrears – seizure of goods (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery) and serving Statutory Demands;

View our Dept Recovery Pricing Information here

22/09/2020

Government Extends Restrictions on Commercial Leases

Recent Government reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic has once again impacted a landlord’s ability to remove commercial tenants on account of rent arrears. The prohibition on the use of forfeiture has been extended, and Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (‘CRAR’) cannot be exercised until at least 189 days’ worth of rent arrears has accumulated. All initiatives…

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KEY CONTACT

Jon Clifford
Director, Agricultural and Rural Affairs

Jon is a seasoned litigator, acting mostly for farmers, land owners, and rural businesses. His understanding of his clients’ unique needs, together with a practical approach to disputes, often manages resolution without recourse to the courts. He has been described as “Calm and sensible” (Legal 500 2017) which he considers to be far more flattering than aggressive, passionate or zealous!

Team

Tony Gibb

Director, Commercial Property

Robert Pettigrew

Director, Commercial Property & Retail and Leisure

Stephen Rome

Director, Dispute Resolution

Daniel Tetsell

Chartered Legal Executive, Dispute Resolution

Georgia Morris

Solicitor

Contact

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