Our Property, Chancery & Commercial work includes:
Property, Chancery & Commercial
Our members are regularly instructed in high profile cases such as P&P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP  EWCA 1082 (liability of solicitors and estate agents for acts of fraudster), Wells v Devani  UKSC 4 (estate agent's entitlement to commission) and Stoffel & Co v Grondona  EWCA 2031 (application of illegality defence in conveyancing negligence claim and soon to be heard in the Supreme Court).
- Real Property
- Landlord & Tenant
- Wills & Trusts
- Insolvency & Bankruptcy
- Company & Partnership
- Contractual & Construction Disputes
- Injunctions & Interim Remedies
- Property-related Professional Negligence
- Financial Services & Regulation
All members of the group undertake work in relation commercial disputes. Our members have particular expertise in claims relating to the sale of land, agents’ commissions, construction and engineering projects, insurance coverage and franchise agreements.
We deal with a full range of insolvency matters, covering both personal bankruptcy and corporate insolvency. This includes preliminary matters such as applications to restrain proceedings through to contested petitions. Our members are often involved in difficult recovery actions both for and against insolvency office holders.
The team covers all areas of property law with specialists in commercial and residential landlord & tenant law (including social housing), mortgages, restrictive covenants, adverse possession, easements and Land Registration issues. Our property expertise is often sought out in professional negligence claims.
Contentious probate work and trust litigation are also particular specialisms of a number of members of the team, who deal with cases involving contested and competing wills, Inheritance Act claims, applications for the removal of executors and trustees, co-ownership, Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (‘TLATA’) 1996 and disputes and claims relating to constructive trusts and estoppel.
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