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Navigating Property Rights and Disputes With Martin Shepherd Solicitors

Property rights and disputes can be a daunting and stressful ordeal. At Martin Shepherd Solicitors, we understand the complexities and frustrations that can arise in such situations.

Our mission is to guide you towards swift, cost-effective resolutions that will save you from the hassles of a courtroom battle.

Contact us if you want to know more about property rights and disputes at our Finchley, Hertford and Potters Bar offices.

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Types of Property Rights and Disputes at Martin Shepherd Solicitors

At Martin Shepherd Solicitors, our dedicated team specialises in resolving a wide range of property rights and disputes, ensuring that your rights are protected and disputes are resolved efficiently and effectively. Whether you’re facing residential, commercial, or construction-related disputes, we offer expert legal advice and representation tailored to your specific needs.

Residential Property Disputes

Family disagreements frequently give rise to property rights and disputes.  These disputes result from: 

  • relationship breakdowns
  • inheritance disputes
  • joint property disagreements. 

Joint property disputes often arise when one party wishes to sell their share of the property, while the other party does not.  Additionally, disputes may emerge when one party believes they have contributed more financially to the property than the other.

Before pursuing further actions, it is essential to search for any written agreements that may support your claim, as they can be instrumental in facilitating a resolution.

Our dedicated team of solicitors in Potters Bar, Hertford, and Finchley provides expert advice in family property litigation, ensuring you receive the best legal services available.

Commercial Property Disputes

Disputes between landlords and tenants are common. These disputes can stem from a variety of issues, including:

  •  late rent payments
  •  property damage
  •  inadequate maintenance
  •  service charges. 


We strongly advise keeping a detailed log of all incidents related to the dispute. Having this record at your disposal serves as a vital resource. It helps you present a clear case and eases the path towards a resolution.

With a wealth of experience in property disputes and a keen understanding of management companies, we are the go-to law firm for resolving your property-related issues. contact us today.

Property Construction Disputes

In addition to commercial and residential property disputes, property construction disputes are also frequent. Construction projects are complex, with several subcontractor businesses and companies working together to finish the job. Poor management of construction projects can cause delays, dissatisfaction, and disagreements along the way.

Common issues in construction disputes include:

  • subpar work quality
  • extensions of time
  • outstanding payments
  • penalty clauses
  • property damage


Construction disputes can be prevented if all parties involved in the project are clear about their expectations from the outset. When alternative dispute resolutions are insufficient, turn to Martin Shepherd Solicitors for expert guidance in property rights and disputes.

When disputes escalate, our team is ready to provide expert advice and represent you in all legal proceedings.

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Choose Martin Shepherd Solicitors

It is essential to have a knowledgeable and dedicated legal team of property rights and disputes solicitors by your side. Our commitment to resolving property rights and disputes efficiently, either through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution, ensures that you can achieve peace of mind and focus on your other priorities. 

Ready to start? We can advise you on property rights and disputes at our Hertford, Potters Bar and Finchley offices.

Contact us today, and let us assist you in resolving your property rights and disputes with professionalism and care.

We specialise in resolving a wide range of property disputes, including residential, commercial, and construction-related disputes. Whether it’s disputes arising from family disagreements, landlord-tenant conflicts, or issues in construction projects, we offer expert legal advice and representation tailored to your needs.

Residential property disputes often arise from relationship breakdowns, inheritance disputes, and disagreements over joint property ownership. These disputes may involve one party wanting to sell their share of the property, disagreements over contributions, or interpretation of written agreements.

If you’re involved in a commercial property dispute, such as late rent payments, property damage, or maintenance issues, it’s essential to keep a detailed record of all incidents related to the dispute. This documentation will help present a clear case and facilitate resolution.

Property construction disputes often involve issues such as subpar work quality, delays, outstanding payments, and property damage. Clear communication and expectations from all parties involved can help prevent these disputes. However, when disputes arise, our team can provide expert guidance and representation.

Our team offers expert advice and representation in property disputes, striving for swift and cost-effective resolutions. We explore negotiation and alternative dispute resolution methods whenever possible to avoid lengthy courtroom battles and achieve favourable outcomes for our clients.

If you’re facing a property dispute, contact Martin Shepherd Solicitors for expert legal assistance. We can advise you on your rights and options, whether you’re dealing with a residential, commercial, or construction-related dispute. Our team will guide you through the process and work towards resolving the dispute efficiently.

Choosing Martin Shepherd Solicitors ensures you have a knowledgeable and dedicated legal team by your side. We are committed to resolving property disputes efficiently, either through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution, to achieve peace of mind for our clients. With our professionalism and care, we’ll assist you in resolving your property dispute effectively.

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