Naveen Agnihotri

Teams: Landlord & Tenant and Housing (Commercial, Residential, Social), Common Law, Administrative and Local Government (Judicial Review), Public Access (Licensed Access), Mediation & ADR

Year Called: 2001

Inn: Gray's Inn


LL.B (Hons) (LSE), LL.M,

Honorary Fellowship, University of Southampton

ADR Group & CEDR Accredited Mediator, Globis Workplace Mediator


Civil Mediation Council, Public Access Bar Association, Social Housing Law Association, Western Circuit, Institute of Residential Property Management

England & Wales Cricket Board Association Cricket Officials

Bar Council Registration

Naveen practices exclusively in Property Law – including all aspects of real estate law and housing. He is able to assist with drafting of documents and providing written advice. Naveen covers hearings at the County Court, High Court and Tribunals.

• Landlord and tenant (residential & commercial)
• Leasehold enfranchisement
• Rent review
• Mortgages and charges
• Easements and boundaries
• Restrictive covenants
• Conveyancing (including land registration and adverse possession)
• Options
• Equitable proprietary remedies
• Co-ownership and trusts of land
• Property-related professional negligence
• Property-related insolvency

Naveen is renowned for his accessible and user-friendly approach. He strives to achieve the best results for his clients who include property companies, housing associations, local authorities, public trusts and private individuals.



• Business Tenancies
• Lease renewals
• Break rights
• Surrender
• Sub-tenants
• Licences to occupy
• Interim rent
• Compensation (improvement and disturbance)
• Notices
• Termination of tenancy
• Dilapidations
• Repairing obligations
• Co-ownership
• Joint tenants and Tenants in Common
• Distress
• Drainage
• Obstruction of right to light
• Rights of way
• Party Wall Act
• Adverse possession
• Insurance
• Quiet enjoyment
• Forfeiture
• Agricultural Holdings
• Arbitration


• Possession claims
• Injunctions
• Assured shorthold tenancy
• Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
• Anti-Social Behaviour
• Tenancy agreements
• Claims against trespassers
• Claims to enforce charging orders by sale
• Mortgage claims
• Repairs
• Deposits
• Notice to quit
• Assured tenancies
• Resident landlord
• Secure tenancies
• Non-payment of rent (arrears)
• Breach of covenant
• Unlawful eviction
• Quiet enjoyment
• Unfair contract terms
• Service charges
• Periodic tenancy
• Subletting
• Renewals
• Taking control of goods
• Compensation
• Student lettings
• Assignment
• Harassment
• Overcrowding
• Guarantor’s obligations
• Gas and electrical appliances
• Furniture and Furnishings
• Licences
• Mediation

Social Housing

• Possession
• Anti-Social Behaviour [ASB]
• Injunctions
• Committals
• Closure Orders
• Disrepair
• Breach of covenant
• Judicial Review / Appeals
• Equality Act 2010
• Homelessness
• Allocations
• Right to Buy
• Demoted tenancies
• Introductory tenancies

As a specialist Property Mediator, Naveen tries to end the uncertainty of litigation, ongoing anxiety and increasing costs for the parties involved. Naveen’s primary focus rests with assisting the parties to amicably settle their case so that they can get on with their business and move on with life.
• Independent and Professional Mediator.
• Successfully mediated in excess of 175 cases since 2002.
• Listed in the top-tier of mediators by the Bar Council
• Trained with the London School of Mediation, RICS and is an Assessor for the Centre of Justice.
• Represents parties at mediation as a Mediation Advocate and is specifically sought out for this role given his considerable expertise as a skilled negotiator.


Naveen advised and represented parties on employment law issues for 15 years (1999-2014) and has a wealth of experience in mediating workplace disputes. He helps HR professionals save time and money by mediating conflict in the workplace - including grievances and disciplinary matters. Often relationships can be restored and productivity increased through effective communication between employees and management. Please call to speak to Naveen about the process and how he can assist you. He remains flexible about mediation location, venue and budgets.

Recent feedback from a party involved in a workplace mediation:

'Naveen - I would just like to say thank you for your input at the mediation last Thursday. I had no idea what to expect but definitely didn't envisage the matter being resolved in the way it was. Your professionalism and ability to steer us to the best decision at the best time without applying any pressure or direction is really quite incredible to me. The eighteen months that led to Thursday have been packed with so much punitive, negative and pessimistic communication and entrenchment. Now I feel free to move on with my life. I am sure you are used to much more complex and high profile mediation work. Thank you for taking our case so seriously. Having you there made such a difference'.


Naveen Agnihotri is a first class barrister who also has a superb ability to understand the practical aspects of the client's business needs.  He is tenacious but this is tempered with good sense and great integrity. -  Scott Walby LLP

I have worked with Naveen Agnihotri both in my capacity as mediator and as litigation solicitor for many years. He is a thoroughly professional and effective advocate and mediator and I am happy to recommend him. - Pitmans LLP

We would like to say that we are delighted with the result, as is our client. Naveen was excellent, both in court and in the way he explained matters to our witnesses out of the courtroom. - Whiteheads Solicitors

I have worked with Naveen Agnihotri over the last few years in cases involving litigation and disputes between family members. Naveen’s ability to understand a case quickly and provide professional advice and guidance to the parties, assisting them in settling their case during Mediation and without incurring excessive legal costs is very impressive. - Lawcomm Solicitors

Naveen Agnihotri has never failed to impress and is a professional, friendly and confident barrister that I would thoroughly recommend. - Hyde Housing

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