Land & Property Disputes - Herrington Carmichael

Land & Property Disputes

Our team of Property Dispute lawyers are very experienced in a range of property disputes. 

Whether you are a landlord, commercial tenant or land owner, in the event of a dispute our experience covers a range from the complex and high value to the more modest. We represent clients in the courts, property tribunals, in adjudication and use alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation, to resolve disputes. We understand your concerns to avoid the expense and distraction that disputes can bring and we will work with you to find a solution to your problem.

Our approach is tailored to you to provide an effective strategy. We have a dedicated team of dispute lawyers with a range of expertise and experience dealing with property disputes.

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The cladding crisis: Government sets out new plan to protect leaseholders

The government reveal new plan to make developers and companies pay to fix the cladding crisis stemming from the Grenfell tower disaster.

Is Japanese Knotweed ‘Knot’ so bad anymore?

Are you buying or selling a property affected by Japanese knotweed? Or perhaps you have bought a house that since discovered Japanese knotweed?…

Property Transactions – how do solicitors protect you?

Property Solicitors must be alert to ‘alarm bells’ during property transactions and carry out rigorous due diligence to ensure the client is the true owner.

Coronavirus Debt Enforcement for Companies Update

If the debt is not commercial rent arrears, the emergency ban on issuing Winding Up Petitions will end on 30 September 2021.

September Coronavirus Update for Residential Landlords

The Government intends to gradually return the Notice periods that must be given to residential Tenants to pre-pandemic time scales.

Commercial Lease Break Notices and Pitfalls for Tenants

This podcast will be discussing the common errors commercial tenants make when deciding to end their commercial lease early by using the Break entitlement in the Lease.

Residential Landlords and COVID

This podcast will be looking at the practical difficulties caused by COVID emergency restrictions in using the Court process to remove tenants from rented property.

Property Dispute – Commercial Rent Arrears

The embargo on evicting commercial tenants who have failed to pay their rent has now been extended to 25 March 2022.

The rent moratorium continues – bad news for Landlords, good news for Tenants

The government announce the rent moratorium on landlords taking action against its commercial tenants has been extended until 25 March 2022.

Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19

Westfield’s successful court judgement to recover rent and service charge from their tenant under a commercial lease in COVID-19.

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    Residential Service Charges: What if you think the charge is excessive?

    Tenants will be familiar with their Leasehold requirement to make payment of service charges, which are used by Landlords to cover the costs of providing services in relation to their property. 

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    Mediation is a much better option than court right now

    If you have a case already up and running in the County Court – it is highly likely that the time scale in getting it to a final hearing is going to be extended as the court staff and judges try and cope with remote working.

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    Can personal preferences permit you to refuse to approve your neighbours building plans?

    A common restrictive covenant is that building work that (A) wants to do on their land burdened by the covenant cannot go ahead until the owner of the benefitting land (B) has approved the building plans. 

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