John frequently provides advice and representation in residential and commercial property disputes including:
- Landlord and tenant disputes (eviction proceedings and disrepair claims)
- Boundary disputes
- Mortgage repossessions
- Leaseholder disputes.
He also advises commercial landlords and tenants, particularly on complex tenancy contracts.
John accepts instructions in this area from professionally-represented clients and via Direct Public Access.
- Avon Ground Rents Limited v Sarah Louise Child  UKUT 0204 (LC), successful application to prevent a landlord’s legal costs being charged as an administration fee.
- Sahota v Prior  EWHC 1418 (Ch), a High-Court consideration of the interaction between section 2(1) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 and the doctrine of proprietary estoppel.
- A successful defence against an application for third party disclosure in the High Court in 2020, the case subsequently settled.