Landlord and Tenant for Business • Linder Myers Hampshire
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Linder Myers Business Landlord & Tenant Dispute Service

Commercial Landlords and Tenants

For landlords of property, problems with tenants can be expensive and time-consuming, and for a tenant, a problem with a lease can severely affect your ability to carry on your business. At Linder Myers, our Dispute Resolution Solicitors have many years’ experience of dealing with disputes concerning commercial property. Whether you are a commercial landlord or a tenant, we can help you to avoid the pitfalls of this complex area of law, in a timely and cost-effective manner. We will always aim for a solution which takes into account the needs of your business, and we will do all we can to secure the best possible outcome for you and your business. Most disputes can be settled without litigation, but if an order from the Court is required, we can guide you throughout this process.

We can advise both landlords and tenants of commercial properties on a wide range of issues, including:


Being a Residential Landlord is never straight-forward, particularly if you encounter a dispute with your Tenant. At Linder Myers, our Residential Dispute experts are experienced, qualified and committed to resolving your issues quickly and efficiently. Whether this is your first property, or you already have a large portfolio, Linder Myers will offer you a personalised service tailored to your individual needs, and will offer you support and assistance throughout each stage of the process.


Landlords have a large amount of their capital tied up in their residential properties, and therefore it is essential that those properties produce an income. At Linder Myers we understand that it is vitally important to protect and maintain the value of your properties, and so in some cases, it may become necessary to recover possession of your residential property. We provide a fast, professional and cost-effective service for recovering rent arrears and removing poor payers, overstayers and squatters.


Being a Landlord comes with lots of responsibilities. At Linder Myers, our experienced solicitors can advise you on tenancy agreements, protection of deposits, and your obligations as a landlord. We can also assist you with disputes concerning disrepair or the tenancy deposit, and we can help you with your Government Deposit Scheme registration.


At Linder Myers, we understand how precious your time is, and so we provide a comprehensive service to give you one less thing to worry about. From issuing Statutory notices, to assisting with Court proceedings for possession and instructing bailiffs on your behalf, we will endeavour to ensure that everything possible is being done to protect you and your assets.

Landlord & Tenant Leaflet

Read our very informative Landlord & Tenant leaflet, providing costs and information on the legal process.

Fixed Fee Price List for Undefended Claims

Fixed Fee Offer

  • Preparation of a Section 21 Notice and/or Section 8 Notice
  • Preparation of the Claim Form and Particulars of Claim for Possession
  • Drafting the witness statement for the Landlord
  • Drafting the statement of costs for the Landlord
  • Providing of telephone advice (1 call per month limited to 30 minutes, this usually costs £108.50 + VAT)

All of the above will be included in an up-front payment of £450 + VAT (excluding any Court fee)

The above fixed fee of £450 + VAT may increase in cases where the Tenant(s) is:

(i) Pursuing a counter-claim against the Landlord

(ii) Making allegations of disrepair against the Landlord

(iii) Alleging failures to register the deposit by the Landlord

(iv) Alleging failures to provide health and safety certificates

(v) Has made complaints to the local authority

If the client simply wants advice and the preparation of a Section 21 or a Section 8 Notice. Then the fee would be the time spent on the advice, usually £108.50 + VAT for 30 minutes. Plus a fixed fee of £30 + VAT for the preparation of Section 21 Notice and £50 + VAT for the preparation of a Section 8 Notice.


(i) Advice and preparation of Section 21 Notice – £130.20 + £60 = £190.20

(ii) Advice and preparation of Section 8 Notice – £130.20 + £60 = £190.20


Following the expiry of the Notice(s), preparation of Witness Statements, Claim Form, Particulars of Claim and the Statement of Costs is usually another 2 to 2.5 hours of work – £434.00 to £542.50 + VAT.

A fixed fee can be agreed for the Hearings for £200 + VAT.
Money Claims
The Court  proceedings for possession will include a claim for rent arrears and costs where appropriate.

We have reliable enforcement agents and can serve a warrant of possession on your behalf for a fixed fee of £108.50 + VAT excluding the Court Fee.

All fees quotes will be subject to reviewing papers, and, where Claims are defended, we will agree fees with you on a case by case basis.


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