THE question of who owns the mines and minerals beneath land and the potential for developers being held to ransom over the exercise of such rights is becoming an increasingly important issue for a range of players in the property sector, according to a leading law firm.
Organisations in the public service arena need to manage their property interests carefully, whether they are a landlord with significant property interests or a tenant occupier.
Property disputes can be a draining experience for all concerned and require especially careful handling to avoid spiralling out of control.
In fact, the ideal situation is to stop disputes before they start.
This is where our property disputes team really proves its worth.
They provide strategic support to their commercial property colleagues on transactional matters, managing and monitoring potential issues behind the scenes.
Whether you are an NHS Trust, academy school, local authority or charitable body, we can help you to deal with the important issues promptly and pro-actively, allowing you to concentrate on day to day matters.
Our timely advice is aimed at enabling you to achieve your organisation’s aims by managing property-related disputes without the drama.
With wide-ranging expertise and access to all the advantages of a full-service law firm, we can quickly mobilise expert teams and adopt innovative solutions to deal with whatever you are faced with.
By taking an individual approach to each client and each case we ensure that our advice fits your situation rather than the other way round.
And if things do escalate, we have the tactics and strategies at our disposal to tackle any dispute.
This flexible, focused approach combined with a refusal to stick to set strategies has won us plaudits and clients including major NHS Trusts, social housing organisations, academy chains and local councils.
Our services include advice on:
- Asset management
- Development agreement disputes
- Dilapidations disputes (interim and terminal)
- Enforcement of covenants (freehold and leasehold)
- Enforcement of option agreements
- Judicial review
- Landlord and tenant matters
- Leasehold disposal issues
- Possession claims (including adverse possession)
- Professional negligence
- Rent review
- Residential landlord & tenant
- Rights of light/rights of way disputes
- Service charge disputes
- Site assembly
- Tenant insolvency
- Tribunal and court representation
- Valuation disputes (including First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) matters)
To see how a tailored approach could suit your property needs, please get in touch.