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Our team of commercial property solicitors are experts in property abandonment and can help advise landlords on issues in this area

Property Abandonment - Problems for the Landlord

One of the major legal issues that can often arise is when a landlord wrongly presumes that a tenant has vacated a property and attempts to take possession of the property.

If the property owner acts improperly, without the necessary cautionary steps and the tenant has not in fact vacated the property, then they could face an expensive compensation claim from the renter for unlawful eviction.

The landlord must follow a set procedure if they believe the property has been abandoned. As with all areas of property law, it is vital that landlords take care and make sure that they behave in a fashion which does not leave themselves open to future claims.

For advice on the procedures to follow or what to do if a tenant makes a claim, please contact our specialist solicitor Tony Parkins by calling 0800 781 3894. Alternatively, you can fill out our online contact form. Our offices are based in Birkenhead but we can help you if you live in the wider Wirral, Cheshire, Liverpool or Merseyside areas.

Contact Percy Hughes & Roberts

We are experienced in dealing with all aspects of landlord and tenant law issues from our offices in Birkenhead on the Wirral. We can also help you if you live in Liverpool, Cheshire or Merseyside.

To contact Sarah Marriott or any other members of the property law team, simply call 0800 781 3894 or complete the enquiry form on this page.

Thank you so much for sorting it all out, I'm so happy! Very efficient and such a pleasant solicitors to use. We will definitely recommend you guys and use you ourselves again in the future when the time comes.
Once again thank you so much!!!

- SH ON SARAH MARRIOTT

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