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Landlord and Tenant Solicitors

Thompson and Jackson have been advising clients in the South West for many decades and have a broad range of experience and expertise in all areas of Residential or Commercial Landlord and Tenant work.

Our expert Landlord and Tenant Solicitors deal with both contentious and non-contentious aspect of landlord and tenant law.

We can help at all stages of the transaction from the start of the negotiation process to the completion of the deal. We view our relationship with our clients as long term and not just a one off, building a close individual working relationship.

Areas of Work


  • Grants of new leases
  • Assignments
  • Sub-lettings
  • Renewals
  • Enforcement of covenants
  • Extensions or variations to leases
  • Forfeiture
  • Issuing proceedings for possession
  • Landlord and Tenant 1954 Act Notices and Proceedings
  • Landlord’s Consents
  • Surrender
  • Recovery of service charges
  • Rent Reviews
  • Dilapidations


  • Sub-division of freehold property
  • Assured Shorthold Agreements
  • Possession proceedings
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Recovery of service charges
  • Lease extensions
  • Collective enfranchisement
  • Right to manage
  • Variations

As can be seen by the areas we cover this is a vast area of law governed by many statutes. Our lawyers offer clear and concise practical advice on these complex issues. We act for commercial landlords and tenants, residential landlords and tenants, property management companies and resident associations. We do not treat each lease transaction the same and offer a completely bespoke service. Some leases will need to be complex some less so but we will tailor the lease around your needs saving time and saving you money.

Contact Richard Barker or Tom Langrishe today for legal advice from an expert landlord and tenant solicitor.