Property & Construction
Whether you are negotiating a lease, seeking planning permission for development or facing a dispute over dilapidations, our lawyers have the specialist expertise to advise and represent your interests. If you are a professional landlord by choice or an individual landlord by default, our barristers are on hand to advise and represent your interests in court.
Common property issues covered include:
Landlord & tenant – break clauses, disrepair & dilapidation, rent & rent review, service charge disputes, breach of covenant & rent claims, business & residential tenancies. leasehold & enfranchisement.
Property issues covered include:
Planning – agricultural & rural affairs, easements, restrictive covenants, highways & village greens.
Construction issues covered include- negotiation, advisory and drafting work for all manner of contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, net contribution clauses and legal agreements, amendments to contract of works, breach of contract, defective works & delayed works, enforcement of adjudicators’ & arbitrators decisions, health & safety breach, outstanding payment in respect of construction works, professional negligence.
We charge fixed fees, which means that we will charge you a set amount of money for the work. Below we provide estimates based on the ranges of fixed fees for barristers at Quartz Barristers Chambers. All fees include VAT (where applicable), each barrister profile states if they are VAT registered.
The fixed fees may vary depending on your needs – for example, your fees may be towards the higher end of the range if you need a more experienced barrister and/or you have a more complex case. If you have a particularly complex case, your fees may also be higher than the estimates below.
There are also likely to be additional costs for time spent in correspondence via telephone/video conferences or drafting documents. The cost will be fixed and agreed in advance based upon the barrister’s hourly rate as stated on their profile.