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Property & land disputes

We regularly act for landlords and tenants in disputes concerning business leases and also for developers and other landowners in disputes concerning ownership, access and development issues.

Pragmatic, commercial advice

We provide frank advice and focus on delivering down to earth, commercial solutions for clients across different business sectors. We can offer practical advice on a range of issues, including:

  • Commercial landlord & tenant disputes
  • Opposed lease renewals
  • Dilapidations liabilities
  • Enforcing leasehold covenants
  • Pursuing arrears of rent
  • Forfeiture & tenant insolvency

Disputes arising from the ownership & development of land

  • Boundary disputes
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants on title
  • Disputes arising out of development agreements
  • Defending rights of way and other easements

‘We engaged Harrowells to resolve a rights of access dispute with a developer and were impressed with the service we received. We were never made to feel that our case was any less important than the larger corporate cases.’  Client testimonial published in the Legal 500 (2022 edition)

Our property & land disputes lawyers can arrange meetings at any of our local offices in York and across Yorkshire, so simply contact your nearest Harrowells office in York, St Saviourgate, Clifton Moor, Easingwold, Haxby, Pocklington, Malton, and Thirsk.