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William Payne

T: +44 20 7809 2133 M: +44 770 100 5315 Email William | Vcard Office: London

William Payne Associate

Contact details

William Payne

William Payne
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2133 M: +44 770 100 5315 Email William | Vcard Office: London

William is an associate in commercial litigation with a particular focus on contentious property matters. He advises on a range of complex landlord and tenant matters as well as on general commercial disputes.
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William has a broad experience of a range of disputes. He has acted on a number of highly complex cases in the High Court as well as providing advice on landlord and tenant matters, such as lease renewals, service charge disputes and forfeiture claims. 
  • Real estate litigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial litigation

Forfeiture

Advising a landlord of a mixed use residential and commercial property in central London on repossession strategy and proceedings. 

Lease renewals

Managing landlord and tenant claims in unopposed and opposed lease renewal proceedings. 

Rights of light

Advising developers on various issues relating to rights of light.

Insolvency

Acted for liquidators to a major high-street chain in a claim by an energy provider for recovery of utility charges in priority to other liquidation expenses.

Adverse possession

Acting for a major international developer in a three week High Court trial relating to adverse possession and ancient mooring rights over the River Thames.

Dilapidations

Advising landlords on the preparation and service of schedules of dilapidations.

More: Real estate litigation

Contractual disputes

Acting for an institutional investor in a complex option dispute in the High Court.

Pensions disputes

Acting for the trustees of a large pension scheme in the pursuit of a £2 billion deficit in proceedings in Europe and North America.

Professional negligence

Acting for an institutional investor in a negligence claim for the negligent valuation of a property.

Contractual disputes

Acting for an institutional investor in a complex option dispute in the High Court.

Pensions disputes

Acting for the trustees of a large pension scheme in the pursuit of a £2 billion deficit in proceedings in Europe and North America.

Professional negligence

Acting for an institutional investor in a negligence claim for the negligent valuation of a property.

More: Commercial litigation

  • Real estate investors and developers

Institutional real estate investor 

Acted for an institutional investor in a complex option dispute in the High Court. 

Major international developer

Acted for a major international developer in a three week High Court trial relating to adverse possession and ancient mooring rights over the River Thames. 

Liquidators

Acted for liquidators to a major high-street chain in a claim by an energy provider for recovery of utility charges in priority to other liquidation expenses.

More: Real estate investors and developers

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