Graham Halsall


Real Estate Dispute Resolution

Expert in real estate dispute resolution and property litigation, with specialist expertise across an extensive range of contentious property issues.

Graham’s clients include property developers and investors, corporate entities, as well as private individuals and non-profit organisations. His particular areas of expertise include:

Landlord and Tenant Disputes (e.g. business tenancy renewals, break notices, unauthorised alterations / assignments, rent and service charge arrears, forfeiture and possession claims and business tenancy renewals);

Land and Development Disputes (e.g. trespass, nuisance claims, boundary disputes, easement / restrictive covenant disputes, and adverse possession claims)

Work highlights

Recovery of possession

Acted for a University in recovering possession from occupational protesters (University of Brighton v Persons Unknown [ )2023] EWHC 1485 (KB)

Lease termination dispute

Represented a commercial landlord in a dispute involving the tenant’s attempt to enforce the termination of a lease as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Service charge dispute

Acted in a multimillion-pound service charge dispute arising as a result of cladding works following the Grenfell Tower Fire.

Damages claim

Represented a group of private leaseholders in a damages claim against the landlord and developer in relation to the defective condition and construction of a luxury apartment block.

Recovery of possession

Acted for a private skatepark in relation to the landowner’s attempt to recover possession.

Recent articles


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The Real Estate team continues to grow at DMH Stallard

“The combination of Graham’s excellent reputation in the market, network of contacts and undoubted knowledge and expertise, make this a very exciting appointment for us."