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Russell-Cooke

Real Estate Litigation

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What the team is known for

Regularly supports owners and occupiers in the retail sector. Also noted for its work on behalf of charitable organisations, landlords and tenants, and exhibits impressive strength when handling possession matters and a variety of neighbour and residential property disputes.

Strengths

According to one client, "they're very responsive and good at explaining themselves."

A source reports: "They provide remarkably good commercial value to their clients."

Clients say: "They are very pleasant to deal with."

Work highlights

Acted for Alexander Devine Children's Cancer Trust on a breach of restrictive covenant case, where developers built an estate of houses on land the clients had a restrictive covenant over.

Notable practitioners

Jason Hunter is noted for his expertise in easements and rights of way work, as well as mediation. He acts for both organisations and individuals.

Paul Greatholder acts for clients including charities, landowners and leaseholders. He has experience in matters relating to restrictive covenants, service charges and development.
"He's a good litigator and a good partner."

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Overview

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

Members

Hunter, Jason (Head of Department)

Allsop, Harriet

Brosnan, Caroline

Cracknell, Ed

Green, Jodie

Kershaw, Patrick

Small, Stephen

Taylor, Lauren

Clients

Allsop

Borough Market

Dorrington

Get Living

Lendlease

Matalan

Pret a Manger

Thomas Pocklington Trust

Tipi

Industries

Build to rent

Private rented

Retail

Telecoms

Real Estate Litigation Department

Russell-Cooke

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Department location

8 Bedford Row

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 4BX

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 9 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Russell-Cooke strengthens partnership with six new partner promotions

Authors: Eva Akins, John Gould, Ed Cracknell, Mark Fletcher, Hannah Minty, Christopher Salomons, Stephen Small

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London (Firms)

Real Estate Litigation


Jason Hunter
Band 2
Paul Greatholder
Band 4