Landlord and Tenant Law

 landlord and tenant solicitors

Our landlord and tenant solicitors are experts in all matters relating to landlord and tenant law

Our landlord and tenant solicitors are experts in all matters relating to Landlord and Tenant law, which includes properties owned and held on a long lease, as well as short term lettings under a tenancy agreement. We have great experience in acting for Landlords and their managing/letting agents, as well as tenants. We are able to advise and deal with a wide range of matters including:

Tenancies:

  • Drafting and advising on tenancy agreements
  • Taking action against tenants in breach of the terms of their tenancy including repossession
  • Taking action against landlords who are not carrying out necessary repairs
  • Obtaining vacant possession of the property at the end of the tenancy where the tenant refuses to vacate
  • Disputes with letting agents

Long leases

For Landlords:

  • Recovery of unpaid service charges
  • Enforcement of terms of the lease
  • Advising on and preparing compulsory legislative Notices:
  • In respect to the collection of service charges and ground rent
  • In contemplation of any proposed works to the building to be recovered through the service charge
  • Before the sale of a head leasehold or freehold interest
  • Dealing with tenants applications for landlords consent to include carrying out alterations or subletting

 

For Tenants:

  • Challenging service charges including referral to a Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Application for landlords consent to carry out alterations or sublet or vary terms of the lease
  • Dealing with bad landlords who fail to maintain the building
  • Taking over management of the block
  • Lease extensions
  • Collective purchase by tenants of the freehold of their building
  • Squatters : Getting back your property when squatters have taken possession

If you would like to speak to one of our experienced landlord and tenant solicitors in relation to your matter, please call us on 0207 427 5970.