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Landlord & Tenant Disputes

Don’t let complex lease issues escalate. Whether it’s a dispute over unpaid rent, disrepair, access or other landlord and tenant issues, we can help.

Our team of highly experienced property litigators has successfully acted for commercial and residential landlords across the UK. We take a pragmatic approach to resolving property disputes to minimise costs and disruption. We can help with:

Tenancy agreement disputes and breach of tenancy terms
Possession claims
Commercial lease disputes
Service charge disputes
Issues with cleaning, damage, maintenance and other common reasons for disputes
Rent arrears and unpaid rent issues
Termination of a tenancy
Property management issues
Issues with disrepair or unsociable behaviour

Get in touch

We are here to help. Get in touch to speak with an expert.

Introducing your key contact

David Eminton
Partner – Head of Dispute Resolution



How we’ve helped our clients

Paris Smith’s commercial litigation team provides a gold standard service to their clients. The bundles are always meticulously prepared, the briefs comprehensive and thorough

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Nicola helped to lay out the appropriate steps we needed to take and guided us through these. She provided us with a detailed background of the case law surrounding our situation which helped us understand our position. This clarity helped give us the confidence to make the right decisions.

1520 Management Company Ltd

You’ve been an absolute pleasure to work with and from the very offset I knew you were a good fit for us, professional yet friendly and very approachable. I can’t thank you enough for all the efforts you’ve put in and for getting us to a place where I hope we can finally start to put all the negative experiences behind us and to move forward positively in our home as a family.

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Emma Cory-Wright is patient and personable with clients but extremely robust with difficult opponents.


Nicola Davies is personable with a sympathetic manner. She has good communication skills. She can identify the essential elements of a case and present them appropriately to other parties and, if necessary, to the court. Nicola is level-headed and persistent. With wide experience of legal proceedings, she knows how to adapt to changing circumstances. Altogether, she conveys confidence and competence.

Private Client

A huge “Thank You”. Your approach to this case and attention to detail was amazing, it was a pleasure dealing with you….. and a fantastic result!! Well done and thank you.

Mark Robinson, MD – Acclaim Logistics

Peter Ralls QC is a seasoned veteran of commercial litigation, bringing with him a rare insight into both sides of the table. The more complex and adversarial the dispute – the less I would want him on the other side.