Knights plc

Real Estate Litigation Department

North East & Yorkshire
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What the team is known for Respected property litigation practice recommended for commercial landlord and tenant and telecommunications disputes. Offers advanced expertise in dilapidations claims as well as other contentious matters related to lease renewals and terminations. Also has experience in insolvency-related property litigation.

Strengths A source praises the team for its "outstanding track record, positive outlook and great legal and tactical understanding," adding that "they apply themselves to the task of best representing and protecting their clients' interests."

Work highlights Advised development and investment company Commercial Estates Group on contentious issues pertaining to its portfolio, including dilapidations, telecoms removals and tenant arrears.

Notable practitioners


Michael Watson
is head of the property litigation team at the firm. He has specialist knowledge of telecoms disputes and dilapidations claims, as well as advising on a broad range of other contentious mandates.
"His planning and management are phenomenal and he is usually many steps ahead of the opposition in any given matter." "Michael is very knowledgeable and easy to work with."