Commercial property disputes
The Beswicks property dispute resolution team is lead by Graham Neyt, a member of the Property Litigation Association and a recognised specialist in this area.
Nobody wants to get into a dispute, so we work with you to identify commercial solutions through mediation, arbitration or litigation if required.
We advise a wide range of clients from large property investors and developers to landed estates or those with smaller portfolios and individual owners and tenants. We also work closely with specialist barristers and property consultants.
We work with a broad range of businesses from commercial landlords and tenants to investors and landed estates, providing them with sensible commercial advice and leaving them free from distractions to concentrate on the task of running their business.
We can advise regarding the resolution of a wide range of commercial property disputes, including disputes relating to:
- Assignment of leases
- Breach of covenant
- Compulsory purchase orders
- Construction disputes for developers and builders
- Conveyancing remedies
- Co-ownership disputes
- Landlord and tenant disputes
- Landlord and tenant insolvency
- Lands Tribunal and Leasehold Valuation Tribunal cases
- Lease renewal
- Lease termination claims
- Leases and other land contracts
- Neighbour problems, such as nuisance or a party wall
- Professional negligence
- Recovery of rent or service charges
- Reinstatement of alterations
- Rent reviews
- Representing clients in the Technology & Construction Court
- Restrictive covenants
- Service charges
- Squatters and adverse possession
- Statutory appeals and judicial review
- Statutory liability
Recent examples of property disputes handled by Beswicks include:
- Lands Tribunal proceedings, successfully defending a City Council’s claim to own the access to a substantial development site involving complex interpretation of title documents and expert evidence.
- Successfully establishing the permitted use of an existing waste transfer station contrary to a City Council resolution that the site should close.
- Land Registry Adjudication defending a claim to the title to a substantial domestic property alleged to have been the subject of a fraudulent conveyance.
- Neighbour dispute concerning the wording of a private road access and parking of vehicles.