Commercial Property Litigation

Forbes Solicitors' commercial property litigation solicitors provide expert legal advice on all aspects of commercial property disputes.

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Our experienced team can assist with a range of issues, from breach of contract to professional negligence, and we work to resolve disputes as quickly and effectively as possible. We understand the importance of protecting your commercial property interests, and we can provide commercial property litigation solutions to meet your individual needs.

What is Commercial Property Litigation

What is Commercial Property Litigation

Commercial Property Litigation is a legal dispute between two parties related to ownership of real estate property or a disagreement regarding the terms of a lease agreement. It may involve issues such as the breach of contract, termination of an agreement, or a dispute over the sale of a property.

Whether you are a landlord, tenant, developer, or investor in property, it is likely you may find yourself having to deal with a serious dispute. Whether there has been a breach of contract, a change of use, or breach of covenant, property litigation can span a wide range of reasons. It is important that you have the right legal support behind you from the outset if that time comes.

At Forbes Solicitors, we have an experienced team of commercial property litigation solicitors who can help find a solution that works for your needs. Providing you with advice and support on whatever issue you are facing, our lawyers will understand your objectives and make sure they are aware of the situation at hand. We'll create both short-term and long-term strategies that work for you, so that you are prepared for anything.

What commercial property litigation services do we offer?

What commercial property litigation services do we offer?

At Forbes Solicitors, you can rely on us to find a solution that you are happy with, keeping your desired outcomes in mind. Our property litigation lawyers have a wide range of expertise and can provide you with a broad selection of services, as well as general advice and support in order to get the best result for your organisation.

Making sure you are prepared for any problem; our services include resolving disputes surrounding:

  • Breach of contract

  • Service charge disputes

  • Recovery of land

  • Lease surrender negotiations

  • Business lease renewals

  • Development agreements

If you require assistance with any of the above services, or if would like to enquire about a service not listed, get in contact with our team today and we can discuss how we can help you with your commercial property litigation needs.

Who needs a commercial property litigator?

Who needs a commercial property litigator?

There are many different types of clients who would benefit from the help of a commercial property litigator, as it is subject to very specific legislation that is different from disputes that arise for domestic homeowners. Anyone who owns, manages, or leases a commercial property will need the help of a property litigator so that they are aware of this legislation and what is expected of them.

This can include, but is not limited to, the following types of clients:

  • Retailers

  • Developers

  • Investors

  • Tenants

  • Landlords

  • Educational establishments and charities

  • Property managers

If you are one of the people listed above and find yourself in a dispute over a commercial property, then you may want to consider hiring our property litigation team to deal with whatever issue you are facing.

What do property litigators do?

What do property litigators do?

For any client who is having to deal with issues surrounding property, a skilled litigator who works within this sector can offer advice and support to find a solution you are happy with. With the expertise needed to resolve any problem you're facing, a property lawyer can guide you through the process, building a strategy that works for you. Whether you require help with a dilapidations dispute, commercial lease, breach of covenant and much more, our solicitors here at Forbes will be by your side through it all.

Why choose our commercial property litigation solicitors?

Finding yourself in need of a commercial property litigation solicitor? At Forbes we have extensive experience in handling complex disputes and providing practical solutions to clients. We offer a tailored approach to each case, ensuring that our clients receive the best possible outcome. Our team is dedicated to providing a high level of service and communication throughout the process, and we pride ourselves on our ability to achieve successful results for our clients. Who do our commercial property litigation solicitors help? Forbes Solicitors team of commercial property litigation lawyers help businesses, landlords, tenants, property developers, investors, and other individuals involved in disputes related to commercial property.

How can our commercial property litigation lawyers help?

How can our commercial property litigation lawyers help?

We can help with any commercial property litigation enquiries and support with a range of legal issues related to commercial property, including disputes over leases, rent arrears, dilapidations, breaches of covenant, and property ownership disputes. We can provide expert advice and representation to help you resolve your dispute as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, whether through negotiation, mediation, or court proceedings. Our goal is to protect your interests and achieve the best possible outcome for your business.

Our team at Forbes Solicitors has extensive expertise in providing legal services and supporting clients with Property Litigation cases throughout the nation. Contact us today to discuss your needs.

Additional Information

How does commercial property litigation work?

Commercial litigation involves resolving disputes between businesses through legal proceedings. This can include breach of contract, intellectual property disputes, and employment issues. The process typically involves filing a claim, gathering evidence, and presenting arguments in court. The outcome is determined by a judge or jury, and can result in damages, injunctions, or other remedies.

What is a commercial property dispute?

A commercial property dispute is a legal disagreement between two or more parties over the ownership, use, or management of a commercial property. This can include disputes over lease agreements, property boundaries, zoning regulations, and other issues related to commercial real estate. commercial property disputes are typically resolved through litigation or alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or arbitration.

What types of disputes can arise in commercial property?

Disputes in commercial property can arise over issues such as rent, lease terms, repairs and maintenance, boundary disputes, planning permission, and breaches of contract. These disputes can involve landlords, tenants, property managers, and other parties involved in the ownership or use of commercial property. commercial property disputes are typically resolved through negotiation, mediation, or litigation in the courts.

How can a commercial property dispute be resolved?

A commercial property dispute can be resolved through negotiation, mediation, or arbitration. If these methods fail, the dispute can be taken to court. The court will consider the evidence presented by both parties and make a decision based on UK law. It is recommended to seek legal advice before pursuing any legal action.

What is the process for initiating a commercial property litigation case?

The process for initiating a commercial property litigation case involves filing a claim form with the court, providing details of the dispute and the relief sought. The claimant must also serve the claim form on the defendant, who then has a set period to respond. The parties may then engage in pre-trial procedures, such as disclosure of evidence and witness statements, before the case proceeds to trial.

How long does commercial property litigation typically take?

The duration of commercial property litigation can vary depending on the complexity of the case and the court's schedule. It can take several months to several years to resolve a commercial property dispute through litigation.

Can a commercial property dispute be resolved without going to court?

Yes, a commercial property dispute can be resolved without going to court through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, arbitration or negotiation. These methods are often quicker and less expensive than going to court and can result in a mutually acceptable resolution for both parties. However, if these methods fail, court proceedings may be necessary to resolve the dispute.

What are the potential outcomes of a commercial property litigation case?

The potential outcomes of a commercial property litigation case may include a court order for specific performance, damages, injunctions, or a settlement agreement between the parties involved. The court may also order a sale of the property or a partition of the property between the parties. The outcome will depend on the specific circumstances of the case and the evidence presented.

What should I do if I am involved in a commercial property dispute?

If you are involved in a commercial property dispute you should seek legal advice from a solicitor who specialises in property law. They can advise you on your legal rights and options, and help you negotiate a settlement or take legal action if necessary. It is important to act quickly and seek legal advice as soon as possible to avoid any further complications or losses.

What does a commercial property solicitor do?

A commercial property solicitor provides legal advice and assistance to clients involved in buying, selling, leasing, or developing commercial properties. They handle legal documents, negotiate contracts, conduct due diligence, and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. They also represent clients in disputes related to commercial property transactions.

Our dedicated Property Litigation team

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Senior Associate, Head of Department, Property Litigation

Georgina Kenny

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Paralegal, Property Litigation

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