Kevin Grant

Kevin qualified as a solicitor in 2003.

He is a civil litigation lawyer providing both advice and assistance in relation to a wide range of civil disputes.

His experience both of Claim and Defence work ranges across the following subject areas:

 

  

 Residential Landlord & Tenant:

  • Advising landlords and tenants in respect of residential tenancies
  • Requirements of landlords and tenants, including deposit protection and tenancy commencement
  • Interpretation and enforcement of terms within a tenancy agreement
  • Assured tenancies, including assured shorthold and periodic tenancies
  • Rent Act 1977 tenancies
  • Bare & contractual licences
  • The preparation and service of all notices seeking possession
  • Drafting particulars of claim in respect of possession claims
  • Dealing with all court directions up to and including the final possession hearing, including advocacy at court
  • Seeking and executing warrants of possession
  • Dealing with County Court bailiffs and High Court sheriffs
  • Advising in respect of tenant possessions when left at the property post eviction
  • Seeking damages for rent arrears
  • Bringing and defending disrepair claims
  • Advice about landlord and tenant liability for strucutural repairs, condensation, accidental and malicious damage
  • Advising in respect of unlawful eviction claims
  • Acting as agent in the County Court
  • Acting as Duty Solicitor in respect of Housing and Possession Claims

 Commercial Tenancies

  • Advising in respect of disputed terms of a commercial tenancy agreement
  • Rent reviews
  • Debt recovery in respect of rent arrears
  • Service of notices under Part IV of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
  • Forfeiture, including relief from Forfeiture
  • Repairing covenants

 Construction and Building Disputes

  • Disputes involving the Building Act, regulations and approved documents
  • JCT works contracts, including disputed terms and termination notices
  • Disputes over payment for work done
  • Builder negligence/breach of contract
  • Surveyor and architect negligence/breach of contract
  • Debt recovery against non-paying parties
  • Defective materials
  • Defective plumbing and electrical installations
  • Trading Standards

 Other Land Disputes

  • Boundary disputes
  • Advice regarding title deeds and disputed covenants or restrictions
  • Advice regarding easements and other disputed covenants
  • Rights to light
  • Access to Neighbouring Land Act
  • Party Wall issues
  • Neighbour Harassment

 Contested Probate Litigation

  • Claims in respect of disputed Wills
  • Fraud
  • Mistake
  • Duress
  • Capacity
  • Validity and rectification of Wills
  • Larke v Nugus letters
  • The Golden Rule
  • Solicitor and Will drafting negligence
  • Removal of difficult trustees/executors
  • Caveats
  • Claims for financial provision under the Inheritance (Family and Dependants) Act 1975

 Personal Injury

  • Road Traffic Claims
  • Accidents at Work
  • Public Liability Claims
  • Managing cases through the Government's Claim Handling Portal
  • Claims against medical professionals
  • Advice on the valuation of General Damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity
  • Advice in respect of schedules of other losses, including Smith v Manchester awards
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • False and wrongful imprisonment claims

Employment

  • Unfair Dismissal including Constructive Dismissal
  • Discrimination Cases, including Harassment
  • Settlement Agreements (formerly Compromise Agreements)
  • TUPE
  • Working Time Regulations
  • Employment Contracts
  • Tribunal Representation

Debt Recovery and Enforcement

  • Claims arising from non-payment of invoices
  • Small claim, Fast Track and Multi-Track litigation services
  • Statutory Demands
  • Applications to set aside Statutory Demands
  • Bankruptcy Petitions
  • Winding Up Petitions
  • Attachment of Earnings Orders
  • Third Party Debt Orders
  • Charging Orders
  • Warrants
  • Agency Work

Professional Negligence

  • Claims against Solicitors
  • Claims against Surveyors and Architects
  • Claims against Valuers
  • Claims against Banks

Non-contentious work:

Private Client & Probate

  • Preparation and execution of Wills
  • Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney for Finance & Property Affairs
  • Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney for Health & Welfare
  • Applying for Probate
  • Administration of Trusts
  • Administration of Estates
  • Court of Protection
  • Office of the Public Guardian

Commissioner of Oaths

  • Assists parties to declare statutory declarations, oaths for Executors and other affirmations

Kevin Grant specialises in: