Property Dispute Solicitors
For most people their property is their single most valuable investment of their lifetime, and is also important to them as the place where they bring up their families, socialise with their friends, and enjoy well-earned rest and relaxation. We can provide timely and cost-effective advice about legal problems affecting residential property.
This can include disputes over easements such as a right of way over a driveway, a right to use a septic tank, or even a right for light to reach the windows of your house. Arguments over boundaries can also be a troublesome problem, whether it is a question of building on the boundary line, responsibility for boundary walls and fences, or even the exact location of the boundary. We can provide expert advice about technical legal questions such as disputed title to land and whether or not restrictive covenants are binding on your property.
Pitfalls can occur when you have work carried out on your property, and we can help with contract disputes with your builder, professional advisors, or tradespeople. For disputes worth under £10,000 (which the court considers a “small claim”), we are always happy to offer limited advice on a fixed fee, freeing you to run the case yourself without the danger of incurring increasingly high lawyers’ fees.
We can also help with tenancy questions, whether you are the landowner or the tenant.
We can advise about the different routes to a successful outcome, whether by negotiation, formal mediation, or an application to the Court or the Property Tribunal.
Please contact our specialist property dispute solicitor Ursula Collie for advice.
Request a call back
Send us an email (below) with your name, number, email and preferred time for a call back and we will be in touch.
“You’ve been brilliant..
Patient, professional, clearly an expert in your field, but also very kind and understanding..
I would also recommend you to anyone I know who may be unfortunate enough to have similar problems.”
– Mr P, North Yorkshire
“…enjoyed dealing with you. You have a nice friendly manner but are also very professional.”
– Mr T, Durham
‘Gwen at EMG solicitors has supported us from day one. They have helped us build and mould our business and we couldn’t have done it without them. Their expertise has been second to none, not only have they been our solicitors but also our friend.’
– Flat White Cafe
“No one sets out to be divorced, it is the most painful experience I have ever been through; and to be honest, although this sounds cliched, I don’t think I would have survived it without the support and guidance of Natalia. Much more than just a solicitor she was more like a colleague, a friend, an allied, someone in my corner. When I was blinded by pain, grief or anger Natalia was there as a sounding board and a voice a reason to ensure that the future for me and my two beautiful children was secure. Honest, professional and reliable throughout the whole process I felt I could call on her at anytime. I felt supported and confident in my decisions, fully informed by Natalia’s expertise. I’m proud to say that my ex husband and I managed to settle financial and family matters outside of court and without the need for costly mitigation due to the advice and guidance I received from Natalia. I hope I never have to go through the process again, but if I did I would call on Natalia and EMG solicitors again in a heartbeat.”
A first class service. Eilish Ferry-Kennington was excellent.
We were very pleased with the attention and service we received from Ms Turnbull. She was friendly and professional.She listened to our requirements and explained the possible options clearly and in language we could understand. The will-writing and further consultation with us was timely and efficient. The outcome met our expectations and more, and we are very grateful for the assistance we received from Ms Turnbull.
Ursula spoke at great length with me offering advice all the way. She was a great help. Not many would have been as engaging, or helpful. Contacting a solicitor can be a daunting experience but Ursula was really friendly.
Hi Julia. Thank you so much for all your efforts to help me . I have to say this would not have happened without you! You are all an amazing team and I really feel you all care !! So thankful to pat for recommending you all , she’s such a lovely lady . Our house is beautiful and we are on cloud 9! And more to the point, I’m finally rid of that bully for good! I would highly recommend you and your team to anyone! Thanks a million! JW.
I would like to say a sincere thanks to Jemma and EMG for helping me through a difficult time with a long term tenant who, through ill health was unable to carry on paying the rent and has since moved on to long term care, via the court of protection.
If Jemma hadn’t become involved and guided me through the difficult procedures to recover the arrears and regain the possession, I think we may have been struggling through without resolution for many months or even years.
I would certainly recommend Jemma and EMG to others in this position as you get the feeling that they really do care about your problems, but also in a very professional manner too.