Land & Property Disputes

Don’t get caught out, get good advice first. Property transactions are often complex and can involve an array of legal issues.

Without the right legal advice at each stage of the transaction, you may unknowingly expose yourself to obligations or waive rights you did not expect. We are here to help you navigate your options in the event of a property dispute, whether that involves negotiation, re-negotiation or arbitration.

If the need for court litigation does arise, the McVeagh Fleming team is highly skilled at representing you in any claim. We have a team of highly regarded property lawyers and litigators with wide-ranging experience in property-related disputes, as well as access to the best industry experts.

Our objective is always to manage costs, and we have the expertise to ensure we achieve timely and cost-effective outcomes in every case.

Land and property disputes can include issues over:

  • Lease disagreements
  • Sale and purchase of land or businesses, and agreement issues
  • Caveat disputes and land usage issues
  • Fencing and boundary disputes
  • Nuisance
  • Leaky building issues
  • Mortgagee sales
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Resource management issues
  • Cancellation disputes
  • Specific performance claims.

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