Property Litigation

Disputes over property can present a complex mix of legal, financial, practical and personal factors. Our property litigators act for landowners, landlords and tenants in residential, commercial and agricultural property cases at all levels from the county and High Courts, up to the Court of Appeal. We also work with property management companies, professional investors and private individuals.

Our specialist property litigation experience and expertise includes:

  • Boundary and land disputes, right of way and right of light actions, restrictive covenants, adverse possession and estoppel claims, and party wall disputes
  • Removing trespassers, and obtaining injunctions under the Protection from Harassment Act
  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes: dilapidation claims, lease renewals, rent claims and termination of leases (including forfeiture proceedings)
  • Residential landlord and tenant disputes: possession proceedings, rent arrears, breach of covenant and disrepair claims
  • Co-ownership disputes
  • Building disputes

For more information and advice on property litigation, and your options for achieving a satisfactory resolution, please contact us.

I felt Ben listened clearly to my concerns and provided excellent advice.

I’m so grateful for the practical and straight forward approach. Patrick is incredibly easy to talk to. I will certainly return when the need arises.

“Thanks to Ben for all his advice which helped to achieve a far better result than we could have hoped for”

The service I had with Patrick and his secretary was outstanding

With Patrick you get the very best of attention and he is down to earth

The Litigation team at MacDonald Oates were excellent! I had real confidence in the clear advice I was given and my case was skillfully handled throughout.

We thank Patrick for all his efforts on our behalf

Excellent job

A very positive experience for us. Thank you

Our People

Ben Greaves Partner
Patrick Jenkins Partner and Head of Litigation Department