Property Dispute Resolution

Property disputes can put a strain on valuable resources such as time and money, whilst also causing a lot of stress to those involved. If you are facing a dispute, you are probably seeking an efficient and effective resolution that is backed by robust legal expertise - and Smith Partnership offers exactly that.

To find out how our property dispute solicitors can help you, contact us today.

Smith Partnership acts on all types of claims, from lease renewal disputes to rent arrears claims and residential tenancy possessions. Practice head Russell Davies has a niche specialism in disputes relating to leases and tenancies of pubs and is lauded by clients for his 'very proactive approach'. Associate Liam Kreibich 'provides excellent support and legal advice' to residential landlords and is particularly experienced in relation to possession claims.

‘We have been very satisfied with all aspects of The Smith Partnership and we intend to remain with them going forward.’

‘Russell Davies has a very proactive approach with our business relationship and regularly offers advice to our company without being prompted. This demonstrates that our partnership is long term and we feel very valued as a client. We intend to strengthen this relationship by working on many more legal cases moving forward.’

‘We are very satisfied with all the individuals we have dealt with over the years.’

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How we can help you

With many years of experience in dispute resolution, particularly relating to property, our team can offer specialist advice to ensure that your assets are protected. Regularly acting for both individuals and businesses, we can help with all aspects of a property dispute, including:

  • Lease renewals 
  • Distraint 
  • Dilapidations 
  • Forfeiture 
  • Problem tenants 
  • Recovering possession 
  • Boundary disputes

No matter whether your dispute involves freehold, leasehold, commercial or residential property, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you. Offering a straightforward and strategic approach to your case, we tailor our advice to your individual needs in order to achieve your desired outcome.   

Reaching an effective resolution

We understand that each case is different but one thing that remains the same is the desire to reach an effective resolution. Whatever the circumstances may be, our team provides practical advice which works towards achieving just that.

In most cases, we aim to resolve the dispute through mediation processes, providing clear and pragmatic support and guidance at every stage. However, we are aware that not all property disputes can be effectively resolved in this way, so our team also offers robust representation throughout court and litigation proceedings when necessary.

Why choose Smith Partnership?

With the many complexities relating to property, there are various factors that may need to be considered when dealing with a dispute. Our legal know-how and expertise ensures we can advise clients on the best way forward, ensuring their interests and assets are protected at all times.

Smith Partnership’s legal services are built on being straightforward and approachable. Therefore, we ensure that any advice and communications you receive from us are easy-to-understand and free of any unnecessary legal jargon. This means that you will understand your stance and options at every stage of the process, which we know is vital in matters involving a dispute.

With offices in Burton Upon Trent, Derby, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent and Swadlincote, our clients benefit from having access to expert legal advice wherever and whenever it’s required. We also pride ourselves on being responsive as we understand how valuable fast-action is in property dispute cases.

Contact our team today

To find out how our expert team of solicitors can help you, contact us today on 0330 123 1229, send us an email via or complete our contact form.