The case of General Motors UK Ltd v The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd concerned a licence agreement which allowed General Motors to discharge surface water into the canal for a modest annual fee of £50.
Disputes over property can be complex and they require specialist input from experienced property litigators, who know the pitfalls and procedures, and who can steer you through the legislative rules. Tactical awareness and risk management are essential.
Our experienced property litigation team will work hard to resolve your dispute as quickly and as cost effectively as possible. We do this by using negotiation and mediation where appropriate, and by guiding you through the various court procedures if there is no alternative. We pride ourselves on taking a sensible, pragmatic and assertive approach to protecting your property rights.
We act for a broad range of clients including developers, house builders, investors, property managers, and private individuals, and we have extensive experience across both the commercial and residential sectors.
The team provides specialist advice in relation to landlord and tenant disputes (including contested 1954 Act lease renewals), dilapidations claims, the enforcement and modification of restrictive covenants, possession claims, disputes in relation to easements and rights of way, adverse possession claims, and professional negligence disputes.
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