Whether you are a home owner or a landlord, property disputes are often unavoidable and can arise out of anything.

Issues can range from, unclear or ambiguous deeds, negligent conveyancing, to a tenant’s failure to pay rent

Our property litigation team acts for a broad range of clients from home owners to landlords. We know that different clients have different objectives and varying levels of resources to devote to resolving a dispute.

Because of our experience and expertise we can recognise and appreciate your needs and find a pragmatic solution, so as to minimise or remove any interference with your property interests. Where possible we will try to end any dispute without litigation.

We can help you

  • Forfeit or take possession of either commercial or residential properties
  • Recover rent or service charges
  • Resolve a boundary dispute
  • Deal with dilapidations and disrepair issues
  • Deal with other breaches of a lease
  • Resolve issues relating to occupier’s liability/defective premises
  • Rectify a mistake at the Land Registry
  • Resolve disputes concerning rights of way, rights of light or disputes over easements and rights to park
  • Resolve nuisance issues
  • Resolve subsidence issues
  • Seek an order for Sale of Property
  • Bring a claim against Solicitors, surveyors or other property related professionals for negligence
  • Purchase your freehold (enfranchisement)
  • Make an applications to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Form a Right to Manage Company and serve all relevant notices
  • Take action for trespass, adverse possession or recovery of possession from unlawful occupiers and squatters
  • Resolve a purchaser/vendor dispute, including notices to complete and forfeiture of deposits
  • Challenge or enforce freehold restrictive covenants
  • Serve notice under the Party Wall Act or respond to a notice


Kevin Lynch, Contentious Probate, The Wilkes Partnership, Birmingham Solicitors Birmingham
Kevin Lynch

Partner, Contentious Probate & Property Litigation

Nigel Wood, Commercial Litigation, The Wilkes Partnership, Birmingham Solicitors Birmingham
Nigel Wood

Senior Partner, Dispute Resolution

Alpesh Patel, Coley & Tilley, Litigation
Alpesh Patel

Senior Associate, Employment

Katie Briggs
Katie Briggs

Associate Solicitor, Property Litigation

Reanne Upton
Reanne Upton

Solicitor, Property Litigation