Our clients range from regional, national and international organisations, investors, funds, commercial and residential developers and REITs, through to health trusts, government, and local authorities.
We have more than 170 specialist real estate lawyers, making us one of the largest real estate legal teams in the country. Working within this our litigation specialists have a national reputation for success, drawing on deep expertise and experience across areas of property litigation.
These include strategic land disputes, rent reviews and lease disputes, break notices, CVAs, dilapidations and environmentally-related matters. We are particularly well known for our litigation expertise on high profile debt recovery and insolvency matters.
We also have a specialist team advising on disputes concerning the telecommunications code and other legislation for mobile operators, infrastructure providers and developers.
We work closely with our colleagues in the real estate portfolio management team to ensure that high volume matters are conducted in the most efficient and cost effective manner.Importantly, we stand out for the close, trusting working relationships we hold with our clients. Our work is frequently of a high profile, strategic and sensitive nature and we’re often called upon to respond at short notice, managing high value, complex and challenging situations.
- We obtained the first reported High Court judgment on Covid arrears (CRI v TFS Stores Limited (2021)), which was reported as a resounding success for landlords. We also obtained some of the first reported decisions under the Covid arrears arbitration scheme in 2022 (CRI v RHL Realisations Limited; Stratford Nominees v Newspoint (Stratford) Limited).
- Working with the landlord of a large scale urban regeneration project on a debt recovery matter, recovering rent arrears accrued by tenants across our client’s substantial retail portfolio.
We provide a dedicated asset management service to clients including the owners of the largest retail destinations in the country and major office development.Learn more
Construction and Engineering
We provide a dedicated construction and engineering service to the private and public sectors.Learn more
Investment & Development
We provide a dedicated investment and development service to clients including commercial developers and owner occupiers, funds and financial institutions and the public sector.Learn more
Planning & Environment
We provide specialist planning and environmental services across the complete range of contentious and non-contentious planning advice.Learn more
We provide specialist portfolio management services and expertise that focuses on fixed fee instructions, volume and project matter management and routine property transactions.Learn more
We provide specialist real estate litigation services that protect the value of your property assets and reputation.Learn more
Residential Development and Plots
We provide specialist residential development expertise through the full cycle of a residential development, on large estates, garden villages, BTR, student accommodation and retirement living.Learn more
What our clients say
DAC Beachcroft has an excellent team that is very strong and capable across the board.
Chambers UK 2023, Real Estate Litigation
The team has very good knowledge of the market and provides diligent and prompt service.
Chambers UK 2023, Real Estate Litigation
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
DAC Beachcroft is recognised as a pre-eminent advisor to the insurance market, and we place a strong emphasis on the long-term relationships we build with you so that we can really add value to your business.Learn more
Health and Social Care
DAC Beachcroft is regarded as market leaders in the provision of corporate, commercial and regulatory legal advice to healthcare providers.Learn more
With 170 lawyers we are one of the largest Real Estate legal teams in the UK. Our extensive network gives us national, regional and local knowledge and access.Learn more
We regularly advise product designers and manufacturers, trade bodies, and retailers, distributors and venture capitalists looking to invest in the financial services sector.Learn more
As long-standing and trusted advisers in the technology sector, we deliver pragmatic and innovative solutions that empower you to make informed decisions about how best to maximise your success.Learn more