James Picknell

James Picknell

Partner

DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road

Guildford

GU3 1LR

James has specialised in advising clients on property dispute matters since 2003, gaining significant experience in the areas of commercial landlord and tenant and land disputes. 
 
James joined DMH Stallard having worked for almost eighteen years at a well known regional firm where he was the head of a highly ranked property litigation team.
 
He represents commercial landlords and tenants in respect of a broad range of matters, such as opposed and unopposed commercial lease renewals, insolvency, assignment and subletting, forfeiture, rent arrears, and service charge disputes.  James has significant experience dealing with complex dilapidations claims, break clauses and lease exit strategies.
 
For many years, a consistently large part of James’ caseload has included advising on knotty private client and commercial land issues, such as access disputes, restrictive covenants and nuisance claims.  James has considerable experience advising clients on boundary disputes and adverse possession claims. 

Memberships and Associations

  • Property Litigation Association

Associated blogs

Commercial lease renewals and pandemic clauses

Blog
28/07/2021
Will commercial reality trump the law when leases are up for renewal? Property expert James Picknell takes a look
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