Landlord & Tenant Property Litigation
Residential Property disputes.
Owners of residential properties face different challenges to those owning commercial property. Regulation is much stricter, and actions are subject to wider scrutiny. As well as this, when disputes do arise, residential tenants or occupiers are much more likely to want to protect or enhance their rights.
We regularly act on behalf of investors, landlords, homeowners and leaseholders in relation to all manner of disputes relating to residential property.
We provide advice and assistance in respect of all types of residential property disputes including (for example):
Recovery of rent arrears, service charge and ground rent
Claims against tenants for damage to property
Dealing with problem tenants
Disputes with neighbours including title and boundary disputes
Removing unlawful occupiers, trespassers and squatters
Claims for disrepair, harassment and unlawful eviction
Infringement of property rights: including rights of way
Dealing with disputes over tenancy deposits
Houses in Multiple Occupation "HMO"
Commercial Property Disputes.
We act for a range of businesses and landlords involved in commercial property disputes. Our clients range from small to large businesses, surveyors, contractors, property developers, agents and landlords.
We provide advice and assistance in respect of all types of commercial property disputes including (for example):
Assignment and sub-letting disputes
Breaches of lease covenants
Commercial lease renewals
Rent and service charge recovery
Dilapidation and repair matters
Enforcement of easements
Forfeiture and possession proceedings
Injunctions and emergency court actions
Landlord and tenant insolvency
Party wall and boundary disputes
Flooding and Environmental Agency disputes
Infringement of property rights
Powell Eddison are able to provide advice in relation to a potential claim for either residential or commercial property disputes.