Commercial Property Disputes

Key facts: Commercial property dispute solicitors

  • Our commercial property dispute solicitors have all worked at top 100 law firms, in dispute resolution and also in litigation.
  • The best way to prevent commercial property disputes arising is to firstly have your agreements checked by a solicitor and negotiate on any contentious areas. We can advise on this and many other commercial property agreements.
  • Before taking legal action over the dispute, it’s always advisable to find an alternative solution via mediation or negotiation. We offer both litigation services and alternative dispute resolution. You may need advice over both areas.
  • Commercial property disputes are more common in leases than sales and purchases, but our team can help with all kinds of property disputes.
  • Our remote-operating commercial property dispute solicitors are based across the UK so we can help you wherever you are. We also have offices in SheffieldBirminghamCambridge and London.
  • Read our commercial property advice posts and FAQs for useful answers on common questions.

What we do: Commercial property dispute legal advice

As the landlord of a commercial property, or a tenant who’s currently leasing a business premise, you’ll know that disputes can arise and, if not handled correctly, can lead to unnecessary costs, stress and business disruption.

Our commercial property dispute solicitors can support and advise you on any contentious property issue you’re facing.  This includes dealing with matters as and when they arise, as well as providing continuous, expert advice on an ongoing basis to minimise the risk of further disputes in the future.

We can help you handle all manners of contentious issues when it comes to your business premises, including:

  • Service charge disputes
  • Restrictive covenants, and breaches of covenants
  • Disputes over alterations
  • Lease renewals or surrenders
  • Boundary and party wall disputes
  • Rent reviews
  • Forfeiture cases
  • Terminations of leases (by landlord or tenant)
  • Dilapidations claims and disrepairs – disputes about repairing covenants
  • Site assembly issues – such as easements, right of way disputes
  • Overages and clawbacks
  • Commercial rent arrears recovery – including tenant insolvency and court proceedings
  • Exercising break options
  • Recovery of property from unlawful occupiers
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Sub-letting and change of use disputes
  • Nuisance claims

Read our latest commercial property dispute advice posts here:

Who we help: Litigation and disputes between commercial landlords and tenants, sellers and buyers, or evicting unlawful occupiers

Whether you want to resolve your property dispute out of court or you feel there’s no option but to litigate, we can help you whether you’re a commercial landlord, commercial tenant, or you’re buying or selling a commercial property.

As well as acting for multiple small and larger businesses on commercial property disputes, our lawyers also regularly work for a diverse range of clients in various sectors, including:

  • Investors
  • Retailers
  • Developers
  • Commercial property managers
  • Financial institutions

Why choose our commercial property dispute solicitors?

Each member of the commercial property law team has either worked at one of the top 100 UK law firms, or in-house at a large international business. This experience and commercial property expertise guarantees you sound and practical advice from solicitors who truly are experts in commercial property matters. Find out more about our commercial property dispute lawyers here:

Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:

City

Straightforward access to senior solicitors from £200 per hour.

An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive 'City' partner-level expertise at a fraction of 'City' prices.

Enterprise

Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £99 per hour.

A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.

On-Demand

For businesses requiring 60+ hours of support a year, with prices equivalent to £99 per hour.

Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.

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A national law firm

We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.

Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.

50-52 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 3RJ
Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denny End Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QE
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
2-5 Velocity Tower, 1 St Mary’s Square, Sheffield, S1 4LP

Our other locations

Immeuble Danica B, 21, avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon Cedex 03, Lyon, 69486