Property and Private Client

“Contractual disputes are a core area of strength of the team at St John’s Buildings, alongside banking litigation, intellectual property and Chancery cases (notably contentious wills and probate matters.” Legal 500 2019

All types of landlord and tenant matters are dealt with, representing individuals, housing associations, landlords (commercial and private) agencies and agents. SJB barristers are accustomed to managing disputes through arbitration, mediation and ADR and carrying out site visits. The team includes experts with backgrounds in surveying and litigation.

Our expertise includes:

• Business tenancies / renewals
• Residential landlord and tenant
• Dilapidation and disrepair
• Service charge disputes
• Right to manage
• Boundary disputes
• Easements
• Housing
• Covenants
• Property trusts and proprietary estoppel
• Construction and TCC
• Possession claims
• Adverse possession
• Wills & Probate
• Succession
• Inheritance Act claims
• Restitutionary claims

In addition, we have a team focussed on divorce, pre-nuptial agreements and matters relating to financial remedies. Click here to see our family finance and divorce team.