Chester: 01244 354800
Liverpool: 0151 3210000
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Our expert property litigation team acts on a wide range of complex property disputes and property litigation work for investment, retail  landlord and tenant, developers and surveyors. The services include :

  • Business lease renewals
  • Breach of covenants
  • Forfeiture
  • Rent reviews
  • Insolvency
  • Dilapidations
  • Contentious break clauses
  • Recovery of land from unlawful occupiers
  • Rent and service recovery
  • Lease surrenders
  • Boundary disputes
  • Assignment and rights of light

The team is also instructed to manage large property portfolios and multiple let tenanted properties and acts for Utility companies in damage to property claims and enforcement of security, security reviews, and appointment of LPA Receivers.

The team prides itself on commercial acumen, in-depth knowledge and experience, fast response times, high quality advice and clear, solution driven strategies.

The team is headed by Anna Duffy who is a member of both the Property Litigation Association (PLA) and the Commercial Real Estate Legal Association (CRELA) and with James Holton, Senior Associate, they have over 32 years combined experience in dealing with property related disputes, whether through litigation, mediation, negotiation or tactical advice.

Contact Anna Duffy, to discuss your requirements on 0151 230 1219 or email anna.duffy@dtmlegal.com or contact James Holton on 01244 354824 on james.holton@dtmlegal.com

Property Litigation Team

What our clients say

  • “Anna Duffy, a specialist with over a decade's worth of experience in the field, leads the team. Richard Thomas is also recommended for his property disputes work which sits within his wider litigation practice.”

    Legal 500

  • ““James and I have worked on a number of cases involving different types of clients. I have found James to have a clear grasp of the issues at hand, be superb in the advice he has given, whilst being practical and commercially minded. I would have no hesitation in recommending him whether advising a landlord or tenant.””

    Neil Burridge, Radius Consulting

  • ““James Holton was exceptional in his attention to detail and efficiency – he advised us at all times and kept us in the loop with everything always.””

    Legal 500

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