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Silverman Sherliker LLP Solicitors
7 Bath Place, London EC2A 3DR

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Tel: 020 7749 2700

Fax: 020 7739 4309


Silverman Sherliker LLP
7 Bath Place

Property Litigation

We are a dedicated team of lawyers who have many years of experience, expertise and training, to help you through the complexities of property litigation.

We are members of the respected Property Litigation Association.

Our ethos is to find practical and cost effective solutions to our clients’ problems. But where litigation is inevitable, our goal is to fight our clients’ corner as hard as possible.

We confidently cover a wide and diverse collection of legal issues, ranging for example from:

  • Commercial lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Service Charge Disputes
  • Rent recovery and residential possession claims
  • Possession claims (commercial)
  • Breaches of covenant
  • Repairs and dilapidations
  • Leasehold Enfranchisement and Right to manage claims
  • Squatters actions

Meet the Team

John C Abbott
Partner - PLA Member

T: 020 7749 2703
E: jca@silvermansherliker.co.uk
John has over 20 years experience of property litigation representing landlords, tenants and property owners, often in the more complex and demanding cases.

John has the rare claim to fame of having taken 5 commercial lease renewal cases to trial (and won each one!).

He also has considerable experience of dilapidations, service charge disputes, squatters’ actions, possession claims, rights of light and party wall matters.

John has also developed a particular speciality in relation to leases and licences for mobile phone masts and the operation of the Telecommunications Code.

Robert Clark Partner - PLA Member

T: 020 7749 2700
E: rjhc@silvermansherliker.co.uk
Robert Clark Litigation Senior Associate  

Stefan Arestis
Consultant - PLA Member

T: 020 7749 2700
E: sa@silvermansherliker.co.uk
stefan Arestis Property Litigation Consultant
Stefan qualified into the firm’s property litigation department over 2 years ago. He has developed a keen interest in possession claims, lease renewals and extensions, nuisance claims and leasehold enfranchisement work.

Stefan particularly enjoys a day in court but encourages his clients to settle claims if at all possible so as to achieve the most cost effective solution.

Stefan has a keen interest in online marketing development and is involved in developing and managing the firm's substantial portfolio of respective enquiries.