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Residential property & land dispute resolution

Our expert solicitors can advise you on any dispute relating to residential property and land. We advise private individuals on issues relating to their home or investment properties, as well as companies, partnerships, farmers, charities, and local authorities, in addition to advising trustees, and residential landlords and tenants. Our approach to residential property dispute resolution is practical and pragmatic – we are committed to achieving a commercial and cost-effective outcome for you. However, where litigation is needed, we will pursue this vigorously on your behalf. Our expertise extends to court proceedings, injunctions, mediations, arbitrations, Land Registry adjudications, Upper Tribunal proceedings, and expert determinations.

You can find a full list of our residential property dispute resolution expertise below.

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Our residential property dispute resolution team adopts a practical and pragmatic approach to achieve a commercial and cost-effective resolution for you.  For support with resolving a residential property or land dispute, please contact a member of our expert team.

Talk to Lodders for expert legal advice on:

  • Boundary Disputes
  • Party Wall issues
  • Rights of Way
  • Adverse Possession
  • Ownership of and interests in property including claims under TOLATA
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Residential landlord and tenant including assured tenancies and long leases
  • Possession claims
  • Trespassers
  • Easements
  • Nuisance
  • Rights of First Refusal

Our other Dispute Resolution services include:

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Three generations of the Taylor family live and work side by side on the beautiful 480-hectare Swalcliffe Estate in Oxfordshire, combining their…

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The plan of the Weedon Bec site, Northamptonshire.
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Lodders advises on multi-million pound land sale

Lodders assisted with the sale of two prime development sites.

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Meet our residential property & land dispute resolution specialists:

Jane Senior, Lodders Solicitors, Dispute Resolution Law, Stratford upon Avon

Jane Senior


Head of Lodders' Dispute Resolution team | Accredited mediator

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Victoria Khandker, Lodders Solicitors, Dispute Resolution, Stratford upon Avon

Vicky Khandker


Head of Lodders' Property Dispute Resolution team

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Ellie Crofts, Property Dispute Resolution team, Lodders Solicitors LLP, Stratford upon Avon

Ellie Crofts

Senior Associate

Property dispute resolution

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Lauren Smith, Lodders Solicitors LLP, Warwickshire

Lauren Hutchinson


Dispute Resolution solicitor

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A situation in which one or more parties have a concern or conflict relating to residential property or residential land, and require advice or assistance in resolving the issues.

This service can be sought by landlords and tenants who have concerns relating to ownership, privacy, boundary issues, etc.

Lodders’ specialist team has vast experience advising on beneficial interests/joint owners and TLATA (Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996), partnership disputes, auction issues, boundaries, adverse possession, and party walls.

We also have expertise in landlord and tenant issues, easements, and development.

Our team has expertise in a number of landlord and tenant areas, such as:

• Alterations and reinstatement
• All types of tenancies including the Rent Act, Assured, Assured Shorthold Tenancies and Agricultural Workers’ Tenancies.
• Assignment and sub-letting, including applications for consent
• Dilapidations
• Forfeiture
• Leave termination including eviction
• Mid-term breaches of covenant
• Non-payment of rent
• Possession and security of tenure
• Rent reviews
• Service charges
• Work/live tenancies

Our specialist teams have expertise in easement issues, and can advise you on:

• Rights of way
• Rights to light
• Rights of support
• Rights to overhang and oversail
• Acquiring rights by prescription

Lodders’ can advise on a number of development issues, such as:

• Overage claims
• Conditional contracts
• Planning issues
• Highway matters
• Boundaries
• Rights of way and other Easement issues
• Restrictive covenants

Our property dispute solicitors are specialists across the board; they look to understand your objectives and, where appropriate, plan a strategy to achieve them. Our team also provides advice so that you can seek to avoid any issue or dispute in the future.

We adopt a practical and pragmatic approach and aim to achieve a commercial and cost-effective resolution for you. However, where litigation is needed, we will pursue this vigorously on your behalf.

Our expertise extends to court proceedings, injunctions, mediations, arbitrations, Land Registry adjudications, Upper Tribunal Lands Chambers (formerly Lands Tribunal) proceedings and expert determinations, including PACT. We often work with Legal Expenses Insurers and can assist you in your application for cover.

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