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Disputes Law

At Newtons, our disputes solicitors strive to resolve disputes as fast and cost effectively as possible.

Personal disputes and conflict can be emotionally taxing, and when you are going round in circles, unable to arrive at a mutual agreement, disputes can be a drain on your time and finances. Not only do our experienced disputes solicitors provide peace of mind, but we also explain your legal rights, take time to understand what you want in a solution, and aim to resolve the dispute without going to court.

Our Disputes Solicitors Can Help

Our disputes solicitors are experts in a wide variety of personal disputes, including the following areas:

  • Landlord and tenant 

This area of disputes law revolves around property leases, usually involving a breach of contract in some form. Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, we can provide help with tenancy disputes including but not limited to rent reviews, rent arrears, breach of contract, insolvency, exit strategies, unauthorised sub-lets and damage to the property.

  • Access and right of way 

Access and right of way are types of easement, which is defined as the right to use another person’s land for a stated purpose. There are various types of easement, each having different circumstances. Access points, easements and rights of way can be either public or private.

  • Construction and contract 

Disputes surrounding construction and contract usually involve a breach in the construction contract, which outlines how something should be constructed, who carries out the work and also how much the work will cost.

  • Boundary 

Boundary disputes often occur when two or more parties both believe they have the right to an area of land. There are different types of boundary disputes that can occur depending on the geographical location, size and type of land in question. Luckily, we can guide you through any complex disputes, regardless of the nature of the land.

  • Disputes with neighbours

There many different disputes with neighbours that can occur, some of the most common disputes include; noise complaints, the behaviour of children, behaviour of pets, parking, property boundaries, privacy issues and overhanging trees and hedges.

  • Professional negligence

Professional negligence disputes usually occur around compensation claims. To find out more about this area of law, please visit our page dedicated to explaining our professional negligence legal services fully.

  • Disputed wills and Inheritance Act 

Contesting a will or making a claim on an estate under the Inheritance Act 1975 is commonly known as contested probate. Whether you are contesting or claiming yourself or looking to defend a claim from another party, Newtons can help guide you through all forms of disputed wills and Inheritance Act claims.

Please visit our dedicated page for commercial disputes to learn more about our business-focused disputes law advice.


Our disputes team is here to help.

Contact us today to arrange a meeting, phone call or video call to discuss your concerns, and we will suggest the next steps to take. Whatever the situation, our dispute resolution solicitors will work closely with you to identify your objectives and work hard on your behalf to achieve the best outcome for you.