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Landlords and Tenants

Whether you’re buying a house for the first time or you have an issue with your landlord, our Property Team here at Jefferies are able to offer you legal support in a range of property-related matters.

Property Law in Essex

From first-time buyers to property disputes, at Jefferies, we offer legal support and advice on a wide range of property focussed services.

Whether you’re a landlord, homeowner, or renting a property, click on our services below for more information on how we can support you.

  • Landlord and Tenant

    We are able to advise Landlords and Tenants with both residential and commercial premises. We’re able to assist on all aspects of starting and ending tenancies, and everything in between, from disrepair and service charge disputes to rent arrears.

    We deal regularly with:

    • Advocacy
    • Absent landlord for enfranchisement and lease extension
    • Application to tribunal
    • Assured shorthold tenancy agreements
    • Breaches of covenants
    • Collective enfranchisement
    • Enfranchisement and lease extension of flats and houses
    • Interpreting lease
    • Leasehold conveyancing
    • New leases
    • Right of first refusal
    • Right to manage
    • Service charges

  • Property Disputes

    We advise on a spectrum of property disputes ranging from issues arising out of the landlord and tenant relationship to disputes concerning trusts of land and complex boundary disputes.

    Our specialist team has considerable experience in acting for clients in the County Court and High Court in all forms of property litigation. We offer targeted, effective advice to enable both individuals and businesses to resolve their disputes in the most pragmatic way. Often, litigation is not the most effective way to resolve a dispute and our team can provide advice and representation in mediation.

    The firm acts for a number of developers, investment companies, property management agents, charities, and private landlords.

    We also offer a full range of services to landlords of residential premises, including:

    • Advising on recovering rent arrears
    • Advising on how to protect deposits and information to serve tenants
    • Enforcing covenants
    • Recovering possession, including preparing and serving section 21 and 8 notices, applying to the Court for possession orders, applying for County or High Court bailiffs to carry out evictions
    • Representing clients in disputed possession claims

Our Property Team

Our Property Team are extremely experienced in delivering high-quality work in all matter of legal disputes.

Jefferies Law Southend Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott

Jefferies Law Southend Helen Martin

Helen Martin

Jefferies Law Southend Duncan Bennington

Duncan Bennington

Jefferies Law Southend Amelia Hayes

Amelia Hayes

Jefferies Law Southend Mark Hidveghy

Mark Hidveghy

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Bob Adams

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