Landlord & tenant

Members have expertise at all level of call in both residential and commercial landlord and tenant.

Emma Godfrey and Adrian Davis are the editors of Tolley’s Claims to the Possession of Land.

Individual members act for both landlords and occupiers and regularly appear in the county courts, High Court and Court of Appeal as well as the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal.

We undertake advisory and advocacy work across these areas, including:

  • Possession and forfeiture claims
  • Business lease renewals and Part II Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Disrepair and dilapidations
  • Service charges
  • Mobile homes
  • Agricultural tenancies

Notable cases include:

  • Porter v Shepherd’s Bush Housing Association [2008] EWCA Civ 196 (CA) [2008] UKHL 70; [2009] 2 WLR 78
  • Tan v Sitkowski [2007] EWCA Civ 30