COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LAW
Our expert commercial law team can provide assistance for all types of property litigation, for both large or small premises. Some of the most common causes for litigation include dilapidation claims, disputes over service charges, contentious business lease renewals, development rights, breaches of covenant, lease surrenders, recovery of property from unlawful occupants and disputes over consent to change of use.
Whether you are the tenant or a landlord, we can provide honest and unbiased advice you can trust. We will help you to reach the best possible outcome, including taking the case to full trial for judgement, where required.
For more information about our commercial property law services please call us on +44 (0)20 3475 6751 or email email@example.com
More information on property litigation
Do you need expert advice on property litigation? We can assist with all aspects of property disputes including full litigation through the courts.
Commercial property disputes can be a frequent problem that arise. Some of the most common areas which lead to litigation include:
- Rent and service recovery
- Business lease renewals
- Boundary disputes
- Tenancy and landlord disputes
- Recovery of rent and breach of covenant
- Disputes over easement, rights of way, trespass, nuisance, adverse possession and breaches of restrictive covenant
- Lease surrender negotiations
- Forfeiture and relief
- Site assembly and development agreements
We have many years experience in these areas any others relating to commercial property law. If you need help with property litigation or you are having any kind of property dispute, we can provide expert advice.
Varying property laws
There are a number of different property laws which may apply, depending on the nature of the dispute. Commonly, the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 acts as the basis for the dispute, covering areas such as possession, renewals and enforcement.
Insolvency laws may also need to be considered when dealing with commercial property litigation. This includes reference to the law of restitution, and ensuring that the party has not lost out in any way.
Finding the solution
It’s always better to avoid litigation where possible and we can help you with experienced mediation to try and resolve the issue. Litigation involves extra costs and can take longer to reach a conclusion, so we’d always recommend avoiding it if possible. In some cases, expert arbitration is all that’s required to find a solution which protects your legal rights but is mutually acceptable.
Unfortunately, there are times when it’s not possible to solve the dispute amicably and this is when full litigation is necessary. We have a proven track record of winning property litigation cases, including those which are complex. Whether it’s the County Court, High Court or Upper Lands Tribunal, we will ensure you get the result you deserve.
YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LEGAL TEAM
Acted for a pension fund on the £55m acquisition of 3 office buildings and headed up the team dealing with the subsequent estate management
Acting for a landlord of a shopping centre for all lettings in respect of a shopping mall on Oxford Street, London
WHY CARTER BOND
Unlike many law firms when we say partner or barrister led, we mean partner or barrister led. When clients work with us, they get constant access to the lead on their instruction. Yes, we have a team of solicitors and juniors for some of the groundwork and necessary research required by our clients, but this is when it makes financial sense to the client for us to do this. We provide constant contact at no extra cost as part of our service as most of our lawyers have their own business, so they know first-hand how important having a proactive, responsible and trusted partner on their side can be. And also how to work to a financial budget, and the way that legal decisions impact the wider organisation, which often requires balancing risks and competing interests.
Many ask us ‘what’s different about you?’ and we like to reply, ‘because we go the extra mile’. We see our work as building and maintaining good business relationships rather than just earning fees. How we do this is by keeping in constant contact with our clients and intermediaries. From pre to post instruction we ensure that our clients are informed of all legal issues that may impact their business and therefore lives. That is why we provide daily or weekly updates to ALL of our clients whether there is anything to tell them or not (we don’t charge for this we just see it as part of our service). We like our clients to rest peacefully knowing that when we are instructed, and we say ‘we will take it from here’ they know we mean it.
City quality, outer City fees
The world is changing, and many individuals are realising that lifestyle is as vital to them as is income. We are the lucky ones who can hand pick lawyers who can provide the best quality advice but at outer city costs. Our offices are in North West London which may not be the most salubrious in the market but at the same time this allows us to charge our clients for what they pay for, our advice NOT our office space.
ALL our lawyers have previously worked in large city-based law firms and continue to practise and offer the same high level service they provided to clients in the City but without the pressure and demands often dictated by City law firm. This allows us to be competitive on our fees without compromising our service.
All in all, our clients win, which is the way we like it.
Our knowledge and resources are yours
All our clients benefit from the same high level of care and attention whether the instruction is big or small. At the outset of each matter, we discuss the entire process with our clients, including the costs, potential outcomes and issues associated. This is to ensure clients are fully aware, knowledgeable and are in control always. Supporting and ensuring we provide the highest level of services, we offer our constant contact process with the partner or barrister leading your file, a document log in for matters which are for larger and more complicated instructions and on-going support post transaction should our clients require it. Our aim is not just to get the work done, but to make our clients’ lives easier as we do it, which is why we ensure that our clients have regular access to the resources they need from us.
“Excellent at solving problems and protecting our business.”
“Highly recommended. extremely proactive.”
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“Always quick to respond and good value for a high standard of legal services.”
“The best solicitors I’ve used, hands down, for commercial conveyancing!”
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Reena and her highly organised very well experienced team of lawyers and consultants are totally dedicated and motivated with everything they do.”
“Great work by Reena and her team to turn around a dental practice purchase in 7 days under challenging circumstances.”
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