Our very experienced property lawyers can be instructed to deal with the full breadth of commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes as well as more general land law litigation.
Our work in this area covers:
Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions
Beneficial Interest and Trusts of Land disputes
Commercial and Residential Landlord and Tenant litigation covering claims for possessions, breach of covenant . We represent both landlords and tenants and are therefore uniquely placed to advise on the most appropriate strategies anticipating the actions of the opponent;
Disrepair and fitness for human habitation claims;
Licences of land (including lease vs licence disputes);
Mortgages (including undisclosed commission claims);
Party Wall Act claims
Right to manage companies
Tenancy fraud, including proceeds under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013
Unlawful eviction claims
We represent local government, social landlords, private landlords, private tenants, social housing tenants and private homeowners.
“Their handling of my property case was swift and professional. Without them it would have been a long and drawn out process. They came highly recommended and I would use them again without hesitation”
- Jason Pennycooke
“Great team and very helpful information. Simao was particularly helpful around a tenancy dispute and ways to negotiate fairly. He gave advice that simply made the case evaporate without going to court.”
- O Olagundoye
“Simao has an impressive knowledge of housing law and is always very generous in sharing his time and knowledge and to this day, he is my barrister of choice in Housing Law cases. Simao is also always extremely thorough and not afraid to think outside the box to ensure the best outcome for clients. ”
- Advice for Renters
Property Law case studies
Mortgage Possession Case Study
Black Antelope Law was instructed by RC, a Defendant to a Claim for Possession of the former matrimonial home brought by Virgin Money , the mortgage company.
Black Antelope Law was instructed by MC, a private tenant who had initially been illegally evicted out of her home by her ex-partner and whose landlord subsequently refused to readmit her.
Claim for Disrepair and Specific Performance
Black Antelope Law was instructed by VD, a social housing tenant, to bring a claim for disrepair after she had tried and failed to get her landlords to repair her flat for over 5 years.