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London (Firms) Real Estate Litigation
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Band 4

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Our highly regarded property litigation team advises businesses, charities and individuals on a wide range of real estate disputes. Best known for providing support to household names such as Matalan, Pret a Manger, and Borough Market, they are also seen as the go-to team for the private rented and build-to-rent sectors boasting clients such as Grainger plc, Dorrington, Allsop, Get Living, Lendlease, Tipi and Thomas Pocklington Trust.

The team prides itself on providing strategic and timely advice and assistance on issues including: 

  • commercial landlord and tenant disputes including recovery of rent and service charges, business tenancy disputes, termination of tenancies under the Electronic Communications Code,  dilapidations and rent review claims
  • private rented sector advice and arrears/possession recovery
  • removal of trespassers and protesters
  • residential long leasehold dispute resolution
  • party wall and boundary disputes
  • disputes over ownership of and interests in property including misrepresentation claims
  • rights of way and rights of light
  • property-related insolvency

Chambers Review

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Real Estate Litigation - London (Firms)
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Band 4
What the team is known for

Russell-Cooke's real estate litigation team is noted for its work on behalf of charitable organisations as well as owners and occupiers in the retail sector. The team exhibits impressive strength when handling landlord and tenant disputes, rights to light and service charge issues, among other contentious matters.

Work Highlights

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  • Russell-Cooke advised the residents' company at York House Upper Montagu Street, a valuable block of flats in Marylebone, on an application for urgent remedial works required on the upper stonework of the building.

Notable Practitioners

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Jason Hunter
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Jason Hunter
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Senior Statespeople

Jason Hunter is head of the property and housing litigation team at Russell-Cooke and has many years' experience in this area. He is noted for his expertise in easements and right of way work, and is also an accredited mediator.

"An excellent solicitor who is pragmatic and commercially aware."

"He puts client service at the forefront of what he does, is super responsive and explains things to lay clients in a really digestible way."

Paul Greatholder
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Paul Greatholder
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Paul Greatholder acts for clients including charities, landowners and leaseholders on property disputes. He has experience in matters relating to restrictive covenants, service charges and development issues.

"Paul grasps complex and difficult elements with ease and is methodical in his approach. Highly intelligent and a strategic thinker, there is no better person to have on your side."

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Jason Hunter
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Jason Hunter
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Paul Greatholder
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Paul Greatholder
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Members

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Caroline Brosnan

Ed Cracknell

Guy Evans

Harriet Allsop

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Jason Hunter

Head of Department

Jodie Green

Lauren Taylor

Patrick Kershaw

Stephen Small

Clients

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Allsop

Borough Market

Dorrington

Get Living

Lendlease

Matalan

Pret a Manger

Thomas Pocklington Trust

Tipi

Industries

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Build to rent

Private rented

Retail

Telecoms