Landlord & Tenant Disputes

Whiterose Blackmans

Landlord & Tenant Disputes Experts In Leeds

Whiterose Blackmans have a dedicated lease and tenancy team based in Leeds and serving West Yorkshire, with many years of experience leading the field. We advise both tenants & landlords in all areas related to their lease in Leeds and West Yorkshire. These include but are not limited to: Leases and their agreements (including pre-lets), re-structuring of lease agreements, authorised guarantee agreements, rent deposits & surrenders, the writing of leases and more. We also handle more complex issues such as:

  • Tenancy Insolvency (and the Rights & Remedies That Come With It)
  • Lease Renewal Procedures Under The Landlord & Tenant Act 1954's (Along With Any Tactical Considerations That Arise)
  • The Interpretation of Leases (For example Service Charge Provisions & Rent Review Clauses)
  • Exercising Break Clauses

We have found over our many years serving Leeds and other parts of West Yorkshire that it is vital to agree to most of the heads of terms for quick and frictionless transaction. When you instruct us early on whilst negotiating the heads of terms we can offer unrivalled help, guidance and advice whilst bringing any key issues to light. We are committed to making sure the heads of terms are fair for all parties involved and aim to achieve the right balance for landlord and tenant; we strive to make all transactions mutually beneficial.

We also advise our clients on their occupational requirements any potential reconfiguration that might need to take place, for example seeking new space or divesting themselves of it entirely. When clients are comfortable in the knowledge that they’re in safe hands, they are free to focus on the day-to-day running of their own business.

For Landlords

There are a myriad of issues a landlord must be aware of and thinking about at all times. At Whiterose Blackmans, we help with all areas of property law in relation to any and all of your tenancies in West Yorkshire. Some of the considerations you must be aware of include:

  • Investment value
  • Security / covenant strength
  • Term(s) of the lease
  • Tenant ‘mix’ in the portfolio / location
  • Clean investment – preservation/enhancement of value
  • Insurance issues

For Tenants

There are a myriad of issues a landlord must be aware of and thinking about at all times. At Whiterose Blackmans, we help with all areas of property law in relation to any and all of your tenancies in West Yorkshire. Some of the considerations you must be aware of include:

  • '54 Act implications
  • Lease Length
  • Alterations
  • Repairs
  • Alienation

Free Initial Consultation

We offer a free initial consultation in all areas of law. We have specialist solicitors in all our practice areas, all of whom have many years of experience. We advise and represent our clients in a pro-active, friendly and honest manner in order to obtain the best possible outcome. From the outset, you can be confident that you have specialist solicitors on your side. We have specialist solicitors in Civil Litigation, Criminal Defence, Divorce, Family Law, Immigration & Personal Injury. We are authorised to provide Legal Aid funding for qualifying criminal law matters. Our initial consultation is always free and we can offer a "No Win-No Fee" in Personal Injury Cases. We can in certain circumstances arrange a consultation in the convenience of your home.

What our clients say about Whiterose Blackmans on


  • 5 star review  I used Whiterose Blackman solicitors for my wife's spouse visa after visiting several firms this was the one that stood out for me because of their detailed knowledge and professionalism. I am absolutely delighted and thankful to the Immigration team, from start to finish they offered legal expertise, reassurance and expert advice resulting in my wife's Visa being promptly approved on the first attempt. Anita and Mudasir have specialised knowledge, friendly approachable manner and great attention to detail. I would highly recommend this firm to my friends and family.

    thumb Rashid Saleem
    10/22/2019
  • 5 star review  MR MUDASSIR ALI represent my case and he quickly responded to my all queries and kept me regularly informed .Mudassir is very Helpful and professional highly recommend this firm.

    thumb Mubashar Ahmed
    8/06/2020
  • 5 star review  I would 100% recommend Mudassir Ali, the service I received off him was second to none, friendly, confidental and polite at all times. He offered reassurance all the way through my case which ended successfully. A very professional company.

    thumb Jamaal Jhangir
    7/05/2019
  • 5 star review  Reliable and professional firm. Lovely staff and reasonable fee prices. Would definitely be using Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors in future if needed. 🙂 P.S Special Thank you to Anita Tahir for sorting out my husband's application with no hassle. Fab Solicitor!

    thumb Syed Ahmed
    5/10/2019
  • 5 star review  Amazing solicitors, always helpful and professional. Have assisted me in many of my cases and have been very generously supporting our charity Hope Welfare Trust for many years. Keep up the great work

    thumb Mohammed Zahoor
    6/13/2020
  • 5 star review  Stuck in a legal rut? call Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP. in 2017 we had new UPVc flush fit windows fitted to our three bedroom detached house. From the day the windows were fitted we had problems and issues. A question I often ask myself, time after time. Is why did I pay the full amount knowing I wasn’t 100% happy. The window company Ryburne Windows of Halifax kept fobbing us off with excuses after excuses. They had our money and we felt powerless to do anything. They didn’t even have a formal complaints procedure. Which they were supposed to have being a CERTASS member. The Director of Ryburne’s told us, “just keep on writing in as the buck stops with me”. After many letters of complaint to the window company and CERTASS - who are a complete waste of time. We decided after two and a half years of complaining we would instruct a Solicitor. We went to see Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP armed with many documents and photos of the poorly fitted and poorly manufactured windows. Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP instantly understood our predicament and agreed to take on our case. Despite all the photographical evidence and a joint independent Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors (RICS) report into the manufacture and installation of the windows. The window company still wouldn’t accept the findings of the Surveyor’s report. They even got a former associate of theirs recommended by CERTASS to do a desk top critic of the independent surveyor's report. They failed on their attempt to introducing it as evidence to the courts. Thanks to a robust defence from Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP. With less than eight weeks before the reconvened hearing - May 2020, The window company decided to settle. After some tough negotiations by Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP. We got our money back for the windows plus our legal expenses. This would never have been achieved if it wasn’t for Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP. Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, a firm you can trust. 30th April 2020

    thumb Michael Woodhouse
    4/30/2020
  • 5 star review  Really happy with the service, they have a very professional manner, the main solicitor who supported us was called Muddasir support us alot and was really helpful at the time of my husbands visa! I highly recommend ..

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    11/25/2020

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