Ranked in Chambers 2022 Guide as National Leaders outside London, we are one of the largest UK Real Estate Disputes Teams.

With a proven track record in Court, as well as at tribunals, mediation and arbitration, our expertise encompasses all aspects of Commercial, Residential, Leasehold  and Agricultural Property Disputes.

Working collaboratively, we understand your business and commercial objectives. Our focus on excellent client service, and our wide expertise, experience and strategic acumen enables us to provide you with advice aimed at solving problem issues. We pride ourselves on finding pragmatic, commercial solutions, helping you avoid becoming embroiled in unnecessary, expensive disputes and achieving optimum resolutions for you.

With a deep sector understanding, our advice spans the full range of property and landlord and tenant disputes - from multi-million pound arbitrations to commercial lease renewals; breaches of long leases to agricultural succession cases. We are particularly recognised for our work in the retail, rail, residential, leasehold disputes, renewables, marine and agricultural sectors

Our clients include major PLCs with national property portfolios (both landlords and tenants), retailers, house builders, financial institutions, landed estates, telecommunication companies, property management companies, social housing providers, government departments and public bodies, as well as smaller commercial property clients.

Exceptional relationships underpin our effective delivery of personalised, value-driven strategic solutions

‘Womble Bond Dickinson have first rate property litigation department. They have a wealth of talent from partner level down and a constant stream of top drawer work. I have worked with them for at least 15 years and dealt with a variety of commercial landlord and tenant matters, cases which have always been managed and prepared to the highest standard. I have recommended them to a number of other clients because I cannot think of a safer pair of hands for real estate work.’

Legal 500, 2022

‘Always available, professional, understanding, engaged, focused, timely and with on-point solutions.’

Legal 500, 2022

“The solicitors are consistently supportive and have provided us with invaluable advice.”

Chambers and Partners, 2022

‘Brilliant to work with, careful, thoughtful and practical. They are great at working as a team; and they are realistic about what can be achieved. Their key strengths are in dealing with technically complex legal disputes in a practical manner which is efficient.’

Legal 500, 2022

‘The team has a rich understanding and experience of property litigation and has a deep and broad understanding of the wider industry issues affecting our business. The team works collaboratively and closely with our in-house legal and operational teams to the extent that we forget that they are external advisors – we feel as though they are part of our in-house team and business.’

Legal 500, 2022

“I'm confident if something is particularly difficult they have the depth of expertise to deal with it, however they are also good when things need a light touch.”

Chambers and Partners, 2022