Suberb speaker (Philip Glen) - we all learnt so much!

Caroline Carpentor, West Sussex Fire & Rescue - Attendee at 'Use & Admissibility of Evidence in Civil Hearings' Training


Local Authorities – Property

Properties owned by Local Authorities are subject to the same laws and regulations as residential properties but some specific issues arise that may need specialist advice. These include issues arising from the Local Government Act 1988 and the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 such as facility sharing and establishment of rights.  Our members understand the importance of maximising property use whilst abiding by the law and offer a range of experience so that the choice of Counsel can be catered to the seriousness of the case.

Our comprehensive level of experience on Local Authority and Institutional property issues enables us to work closely with and advise Legal and Management Teams on issues including:

  • Property Ownership
  • Property Management
  • Property Rights and Titles
  • Planning Rights and Applications
  • Access Rights
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Lease Agreements and Pre-Lease Agreement Disputes
  • Development Agreements, including Profit Sharing and ‘Overage’ Agreements
  • Transfer of Ownership between Central and Local Government
  • .

Business and Commercial – Property

Commercial property is governed by legislation that includes the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (Part 2) and our members are able to act for either Landlords or Tenants to overcome Property Disputes created by this.

We can  advise and represent clients on a vast range of property issues that include :

  • Legal Formalities
  • Time Limits
  • Use of Forms and Correct Court Procedure
  • Dilapidation Disputes (During and at Termination of a Lease)
  • Ownership of Land and the Impact of Easements and Restrictive Covenants
  • Forfeiture
  • Damages
  • Mortgages
  • Rent Reviews

This is not an exhaustive list and if you have any other issues that you would like advice please contact any of our Clerks and they will be happy to help you.