Commercial Property Disputes Solicitors

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Our commercial property dispute solicitors work with landlords and tenants of commercial premises. We can provide you or your business specialist advice on a variety of property-related issues. For advice on a commercial property dispute, call us on 0800 988 7756 or fill in the enquiry form.

Why choose our commercial property disputes solicitors?

Our commercial property litigation team works with businesses from all sectors. Including construction companies and developers, professional landlords, restaurants and retail businesses. We work closely with our propertycommerciallicensingdebt recovery and commercial litigation teams. This allows us to provide our clients a full service.

We will work with you to fully understand your business and its aims, so that we can give you practical and commercial advice. Our property disputes team are proud to always be transparent on costs. We will give you clear costs advice from the start and will always ensure that our advice gives you cost-effective options for resolving your dispute.

Our property disputes solicitors can assist and advise at any stage of a dispute. From advice on how to avoid a dispute arising in the first place; to alternative dispute resolution (such as mediation) and to trial at court or tribunal if required.

Our recent cases

We have experience in a wide variety of commercial] property disputes. Here are some examples of how we have recently helped our clients.

  • Acting for a national PLC commercial landlord client on the forfeiture of a commercial lease in circumstances where the tenant was insolvent and had unlawfully sublet to a third party.
  • Advised a client who owns a number of commercial properties regarding the options available to it in terms of removing the various tenants from their properties in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the area.
  • Acting on behalf of clients in relation to various lease renewals and termination of leases.
  • Advising a commercial landlord client regarding a complex and high-value service charge dispute with the NHS.
  • Advising various commercial landlords and tenants regarding applications for relief from forfeiture.
  • Acting on behalf of a landowner in dispute with the Environment Agency regarding damages caused to a listed structure worth in excess of £3m.

How can we help you?

Our specialist commercial property disputes solicitors can assist you with any property-related disputes. Some of the most common disputes we see include:

Breaches of lease: The most common disputes between commercial landlords and tenants are in relation to alleged breaches of lease. We can advise you or your business whether you are involved in a service charge dispute; want advice on commercial rent arrears recovery; a dispute over unreasonably withheld consent to alter or sublet for example; or dilapidations.

Issues arising out of terminating leases: We can advise landlords and tenants on terminating their leases. Including break clauses, agreeing surrenders and contested lease renewals. We can also provide expert advice on forfeiture of leases, including waiver of the right to forfeit and relief from forfeiture.

Our specialists can also help you evict squatters from your commercial premises, and deal with issues with any residential tenants in your mixed-use premises.

We also have a team of professional negligence specialists who can advise you if you have suffered financial loss as a result of negligence by a professional. For example, if your surveyor over- or under-valued the property; or your solicitor failed to follow your instructions in drawing up a new commercial lease.

If you would like a no obligation discussion to see how we can help you resolve your commercial property dispute, call us on (freephone) 0800 988 7756.

With offices in LeedsLeeds North (Moortown) and London, we can bring our experience and knowledge to your claim, no matter where you are.

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Commercial Property Disputes Team

Ed Smith

Partner

0113 297 1875
 esmith@levisolicitors.co.uk

Ed is a partner in our dispute resolution department and also deals with licensing matters. Read More.

Gemma Horner

Partner

0113 468 4099
 ghorner@levisolicitors.co.uk

Gemma is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team, based at our Leeds City Centre office. Read More.

Zoreen Aziz

Solicitor

0113 532 7184
 zaziz@levisolicitors.co.uk

Zoreen is a solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team, based at our Leeds City Centre office. Read More.

David Unwin

Chartered Legal Executive

0113 297 3169
 dunwin@levisolicitors.co.uk

David is a chartered legal executive in our dispute resolution department. Read More.

Amelia Fragola Hunt

Dispute Resolution Paralegal

0113 297 3187
 afragolahunt@levisolicitors.co.uk

Amelia Fragola Hunt is a Dispute Resolution paralegal in our Leeds office. Read More.

Sasha Taylor Bolshaw

Dispute Resolution Paralegal

0113 297 3187
 stbolshaw@levisolicitors.co.uk

Sasha Taylor-Bolshaw is a Dispute Resolution paralegal in our Leeds office. Read More.

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