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Jeremy is a Director in our property litigation team in Newcastle.

Jeremy has considerable specialist experience in property litigation, undertaking work for a range of clients including developers, local authorities, national retailers, housing associations, investor clients and commercial occupiers.

His work includes portfolio management including lease renewals, rent reviews, obtaining possession, specific performance claims, landlord and tenant issues and dilapidations.

Jeremy also advises on a wide range of issues relating to agricultural land.


Jeremy’s experience includes:

  • Advising on land assembly issues involving the removal of tenants, issues of ownership of land including adverse possession and rights of way
  • Acting for landlords and tenants with regard to disputes concerning breaches of covenants in leases, including forfeiture, claims for damages and applications for relief from forfeiture
  • Advising local authorities on various land issues including rights of way and land encroachment
  • Alienation issues, including consents to assignment and underletting and the unreasonable withholding of consent and issues arising from this
  • Specific performance claims
  • Advising on issues relating to agricultural land including termination of tenancies, succession issues and arbitrations

Expertise: Sectors

Built Environment

Expertise: Services

Built Environment


Private Individuals

What people say

  • Jeremy Hardy is viewed favourably by market sources, who commend 'his ability to think tactically and to see the bigger picture.'

    Chambers & Partners
  • One source comments that Jeremy Hardy clearly 'knows his stuff,' while another notes: 'His style is very straightforward and businesslike, so you get to a sensible position far more quickly'.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Clients say Jeremy Hardy is 'incredibly helpful and empathetic and knows his stuff'. He handles both litigation and arbitration, undertaking a broad range of work including dilapidations and possession claims.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Jeremy Hardy has a ‘tactical’ approach, is ‘a pleasure to work with and is able to see the bigger picture’.

    Legal 500
  • Knowledgeable, communicates very well and understands the client's need for a commercial solution.

    Chambers & Partners

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