Landlord & Tenant Disputes
We offer a range of tenancy services here at Barnes and Partners, providing specialist advice and representation for both landlords and tenants involved in disputes. Our team of solicitors have a wealth of experience dealing with all kinds of issues on both sides, and tailor our services to your individual needs and situations.
Whether you are a landlord pursuing rent arrears, attempting an eviction, or a tenant experiencing a breach of contract, we can be of assistance.
Lease Extensions & Freehold Purchase
We can also offer help if you are attempting to acquire the freehold of your home, or extending your lease. Our team will assist you in preparing all documents and forms which may be necessary and will take you through every step of the legal process, paying close attention to detail and operating a personal, understanding manner.
For more information on our dispute law services please contact the dedicated solicitors below at an office nearest to you for your convenience.
We can offer appointments within 24 hours if you are in need of urgent help or advice and we have many fee options for dispute services including a No Win No Fee basis.
The general rule is that you cannot recover solicitors fees, even if you win in a case that has been classed as a small claim. Some claims are subject to fixed cost, which means you can only recover a predetermined amount as set out in the court rules. You may be entitled to a recovery of some costs such as Court fees.
Each case is different and it is extremely difficult to provide a clear answer to this question. Factors beyond our control such as staff shortages or backlogs at your local Court, uncooperative or unavailable witnesses, and even unreasonable opponents or parties to the dispute can cause delays.
We always endeavour to act as efficiently and in your best interests to resolve the dispute as soon as possible.
Our solicitors are happy to provide as much or as little assistance as you may require in helping you to reach a resolution to your dispute. We can advise on the strengths and weaknesses of your case, which in turn, will help you to evaluate the merits of engaging in what can sometimes be costly litigation.
We can provide advice on alternatives to litigation (“ADR”) and. where appropriate, advise on making a fair and reasonable offer to try and resolve matters in the most efficient manner. Where you require a robust approach, we are ready to help and will present your case rigorously, acting in your best interests at all times.
You don’t have to instruct solicitors, but, if you want expert guidance and support in navigating the complex world of litigation, then it is advised.