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Property disputes including commercial, housing and residential, we help avoid, win and settle. Our focus is on cost-effective problem-solving so that clients can get on with the day job.
Our clients include investors, developers, banks, commercial landlords and tenants, registered providers and high net worth individuals. Our work varies from one-off cases to portfolio management and project work and covers all sectors including offices, retail, hotels, housing, private residential and utilities/mobile telephony. We’ve even been involved in a case about a Welsh mountain! Our aim is always to provide excellent service and achieve cost-effective results.
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the Real Estate Litigation team
To consult or not to consult?By Simon Bagg , Paul Hayes
Simon Bagg and Paul Hayes discuss situations when a Registered Provider should consult.
A guide to the litigation processBy Tom Coates, Paula Barry
Our guide to the litigation process has been includes the the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2013 (LASPO) and the major changes affecting many areas including costs, delays, documentary and factual evidence resulting from the review of the CPR by Lord Justice Jackson.
Hardwicke Social Housing Conference 2013
Area of law: Real Estate Litigation17th September 2013, 09:00am - 05:00pm, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London, WC2A 3SB
Confusion over benefits puts shelters in jeopardyBy Simon Bagg
In an Inside Housing article, Simon Bagg discusses the news that a number of councils are reviewing their policies on providing housing benefit funding to night shelters because of a legal ruling concerning the definition of a ‘home’.
Many of the shelters rely on housing benefit for income and may be forced to close if it is withdrawn.