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Hill Dickinson LLP

Real Estate Litigation

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What the team is known for

Established firm advising on a broad range of matters, including right to light and contentious lease matters. Represents clients from a diverse range of sectors including healthcare, energy and aviation, among others. Further noted for its expertise in compensation for loss in land value and high-value trespass claims.

Work highlights

Acted for UK Oil and Gas in a challenge to an anti-protest injunction application brought by local environmental protester groups.

Notable practitioners

Kevin Lee acts for significant clients in the healthcare, transport and fossil fuel sectors. He advises on compensation claims, injunction and trespass proceedings as well as right to light matters.
"He is a brilliant lawyer who is nimble on his feet and cuts through all the legal verbiage."

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Overview

We specialise in the strategy and negotiation needed to obtain the optimum result for a client involved in a dispute at the earliest possible opportunity. We have extensive experience of all forms of alternative dispute resolution as well as formal court proceedings. We provide expert advice to developers, landowners and occupiers in relation to issues such as:

  • planning and compulsory purchase - including advice on objecting to a CPO and claiming compensation
  • rights to light
  • the co-ordination and mechanics of obtaining vacant possession
  • the implications of restrictive covenants and their removal

Our areas of expertise include:

  • mediation
  • arbitration
  • expert determination
  • lands tribunal
  • High Court and County Court

We can also offer practical and tailored advice in relation to all real property disputes including:

  • nuisance and trespass
  • squatters
  • professional negligence
  • boundary disputes
  • right of way and easement disputes
  • injunctions

The economic downturn severely affeced the property sector, with many tenants having difficulties in meeting the financial commitments in their tenancies. We offer expert advice in relation to:

  • tenant insolvency
  • recovery of rent arrears
  • service charge disputes
  • breach of lease covenants, including forfeiture

Our clients range from retailers and development companies to individual and commercial property investors.

Members

Lee, Kevin (Head of Department)

Real Estate Litigation

Hill Dickinson LLP

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Location

No. 1 St Paul’s Square

Liverpool

Merseyside

UK

L3 9SJ

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Real Estate Litigation


Kevin Lee
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