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Residential Property Disputes

In these difficult times, it has never been more important to combine a proactive approach with specialist legal advice to prevent expensive and time-consuming litigation.

Whether your problem is rent arrears or rent recovery, regaining possession of your property or needing to urgently extend a short lease on a flat, we can help you achieve the outcome you want through mediation, arbitration and negotiation or, as a last resort, by going to court.

We act regularly for investors and landlords as well as homeowners and leaseholders providing practical advice across the full spectrum of residential property disputes.

Often, problems can be resolved with a well-drafted solicitors’ letter. When they can’t, our in-depth knowledge of the key legal procedures and deadlines involved means we can move fast to issue notices and obtain and enforce court orders if necessary.

Our highly experienced, award-winning team of specialist disputes lawyers will work quickly to resolve your property dispute as cost-effectively as possible.

Our expertise

We have experience in all types of residential property litigation including:

Why us?

Our specialist dispute resolution lawyers have years of experience in all types of property dispute, advising home owners, landlords and tenants.

We’re known and respected for our straightforward, pragmatic approach and we’ll talk you through your options, working with you to find practical, cost-effective solutions.

Wards Solicitors’ specialist Disputes Team is singled out for praise in the 2020 Legal 500 Guide.

‘Over the years I have needed legal advice on a range of matters and have never hesitated to use Wards. Every team member in whichever discipline has always proved to be not only an expert in their field but very reactive to the exact needs of the client.’

‘Extremely empathetic, professional and very approachable.’

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For further information or to discuss a dispute, please click here to see our Residential Property Disputes team.

Or to find the Wards office nearest to you, please click here.

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UPDATE October 2020

We have now re-opened our branches to clients but all appointments and visits must be pre-booked to comply with government guidance.

Availability for face-to- face meetings in branches will be limited and remote contact with teams – via phone, email or video call – is preferred wherever possible.  Our prime concern remains the safety of our clients and our staff.

Please note that all visitors to our offices must, by law, wear a face covering.

We cannot accept drop-in visits from clients without an appointment being made in advance. If you have documents for us, including for ID certification, please deliver them to our letterbox

How to get in touch:

  • Please email or telephone your usual lawyer or team, or
  • Please telephone the branch most convenient to you between 9am and 5:30pm, or email info@wards.uk.com at any time and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.  A list of our 11 branches is available here.

Thank you.

Wards Solicitors LLP