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Hogan Lovells

Real Estate Litigation

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What the team is known for

Recognised practice with expertise in various core areas such as commercial landlord and tenant disputes and cases arising from development schemes, including rights to light disputes. Often advises on high-value rent review and dilapidations cases, working closely with major corporate occupiers. Also enjoys a fine track record handling major retail insolvencies as well as cases concerning insolvent tenants.

Strengths

Sources report: "They are very impressive and slick and provide a very high-quality service."

One client remarks: "They seem to truly care about their clients and know how to ensure their satisfaction."

Work highlights

Represented HMRC in High Court proceedings relating to the contractual interpretation of leasehold liability provisions in a property outsourcing contract.

Notable practitioners

Mathew Ditchburn is noted for his expertise in real estate litigation arising out of insolvency. He has further experience in lease disputes and matters relating to fraud.
"He is an excellent lawyer who gets the job done."

Nicholas Cheffings is a vastly experienced practitioner with extensive expertise in rent review issues. He also acts as an arbitrator and mediator.
"He is diplomatic in his approach and very helpful." "He has absolutely excellent judgement."

Paul Tonkin is recognised for his capabilities in rights to light and development disputes. His clients include financial institutions, developers and investors.
"His attention to detail, expertise in complex matters and ability to resolve challenging issues impress us greatly and we could not be more pleased to be working with him." "He is fantastic. He has a really calm head and he's focused on moving the matter forward."

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Real Estate Litigation Department

Hogan Lovells

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Department location

Atlantic House

Holborn Viaduct

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 2FG

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Real Estate Litigation


Mathew Ditchburn
Band 1
Nicholas Cheffings
Senior Statespeople
Paul Tonkin
Band 4