Secured lending Recent figures indicate a considerable increase in owners and purchasers of commercial property obtaining funding from Banks and other financial institutions and the secured lending division of our Commercial Property department acts for these institutions in taking security over such properties. This division acts for major banks, building societies and other financial institutions in all aspects of property finance funding and in particular in taking security over commercial property and advising and negotiating facility arrangements with borrowers. Disputes We have the capability and expertise to advise both Landlords and Tenants as to their rights and obligations. This includes enforcement of covenants and appropriate remedies. It also encompasses advice as to the renewal and termination of leases. We provide advice on all types of property dispute, including rights of way and other easements, boundary disputes, restrictive covenants, development agreement, adverse possession claims and trespassers. Furthermore, we have experience in injunctions, mediation, arbitration and expert determination. Our team has also dealt with many Land Registration determinations. We will consider with you whether any of these options are suitable for your dispute and pursue it to your best advantage. If appropriate, we will conduct court proceedings on your behalf effectively and vigorously, at all times mindful of the commercial realities. Property dispute resolution services include, both commercial and residential, freehold and leasehold; dilapidations; lease renewals, squatters issues, withholding of consent to assignments; recovery of rent, service charge disputes and break clauses.