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Forbes Solicitors' land and property disputes solicitors offer professional legal assistance to businesses involved in disputes over land and buildings. Our team of experienced land dispute lawyers can assist with a range of issues, including boundary disputes, rights of way, and landlord and tenant disputes. Our property litigation solicitors know the importance of a timely and cost-effective resolution, and we work to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
Property and Land Dispute is a dispute over the ownership, use or possession of land or property. These disputes can arise between two or more individuals, businesses, government or other entities. Disputes are usually resolved through negotiation, mediation or litigation.
Our dispute resolution team has particular expertise in advising clients in relation to their property portfolios, investments and land related interests.
We understand that relationships between landlord and tenant, property owners and contractors are complex and can be difficult at times. When things go wrong, you can count on Forbes' property litigation solicitors for the right support and clear advice on options.
Our team regularly represent commercial property owners, landlords, investors, developers, local authorities, housing associations, charities, public bodies, pension trustees and agricultural/ farming businesses. We advise on broad range of land and property disputes both in and out of court including:
We advise landlords and tenants on lease termination, including s.27 notices, break notices and forfeiture. Our solicitors also routinely act in cases arising out of the statutory protection of business tenants under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and take conduct of lease renewal proceedings from the service of a s.25 or s.26 notice right through to trial if needs be. We work closely with specialist barristers, surveyors and land agents both regionally and nationally.
Our solicitors have conduct of proceedings in the County Court, the Business and Property Court, Technology and Construction section of the High Court and the Lands Tribunal.
For landlords of residential properties, we also provide a bespoke fixed fee service Landlord Complete to handle possession proceedings and arrears of rent claims.
Our land & buildings disputes solicitors have extensive experience in handling a wide range of disputes related to property ownership, boundaries, planning permission, and more. We provide practical and cost-effective solutions to our clients, ensuring that their interests are protected at all times. Our team is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for our clients, and we pride ourselves on our excellent communication and client care. Contact us today to discuss your case and see how we can help you.Who do our land & buildings disputes solicitors help?We help our clients with land land and buildings disputes. In particular we help individuals, businesses, and organisations with disputes related to property ownership, boundaries, leases, and other property-related issues.
Here at Forbes Solicitors our land and buildings disputes lawyers can help by providing legal advice and representation in disputes related to property ownership, boundary disputes, lease agreements, zoning and land use regulations, construction defects, and more. We can assist in negotiating settlements, drafting legal documents, and representing clients in court or arbitration proceedings. Our goal is to protect our clients' rights and interests and help them achieve a favourable outcome in their dispute.
Our team of specialist Land Dispute Solicitors provides legal services and support to clients across the country. With offices located in Blackburn, Accrington, Salford, Preston, Manchester, Leeds, and London, we are easily accessible. Contact us today to speak with our team.
Common types of land and property disputes include boundary disputes, disputes over rights of way, disputes over ownership or possession of land, disputes over restrictive covenants, disputes over planning permission, and disputes over leases or tenancies.
The first step in resolving a land dispute is to try to negotiate a settlement with the other party. If this is not successful, mediation or arbitration may be an option. If all else fails, legal action may be necessary, such as filing a claim in court or seeking an injunction. It is important to seek legal advice from a solicitor who specialises in property law to ensure that your rights are protected.
A solicitor's role in land dispute resolution is to provide legal advice and representation to clients involved in disputes over land ownership, boundaries, or use. They can assist in negotiating settlements, drafting legal documents, and representing clients in court proceedings. Their aim is to achieve a fair and satisfactory resolution for their clients while ensuring compliance with UK land law.
The length of time it takes to resolve a land dispute can vary greatly depending on the complexity of the case and the willingness of the parties to reach a settlement. It can take anywhere from a few months to several years to resolve a land dispute through the courts.
Yes, it is possible to avoid going to court for a land dispute by attempting to resolve the issue through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or arbitration. These methods can be less costly and time-consuming than going to court. However, if these methods are unsuccessful, going to court may be necessary to resolve the dispute.
Mediation in land dispute resolution can provide a quicker, less expensive and less adversarial way of resolving disputes. It allows parties to have more control over the outcome and can help to preserve relationships. Mediation can also be confidential and can result in a more creative and flexible solution than a court judgement. mediation is encouraged by the courts and can be a mandatory step before proceeding to litigation.
If you lose a land dispute in court you may be required to pay damages or compensation to the other party. You may also be ordered to vacate the land or cease any activities on it. It is important to seek legal advice and consider the potential consequences before pursuing a land dispute in court.
Yes, you can appeal a decision made in a land and property dispute. The appeal process will depend on the specific circumstances of the case and the court or tribunal that made the initial decision. In general, appeals must be made within a certain timeframe and may require the assistance of a solicitor or barrister. It is important to seek legal advice if you are considering appealing a decision in a land and property dispute.
Partner, Head of Commercial Litigation
Business Dispute Resolution
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Senior Associate, Commercial Litigation
Business Dispute Resolution
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