Common property dispute applications—where to issue
Common property dispute applications—where to issue

The following Property Disputes guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Common property dispute applications—where to issue
  • 1. Application to set aside a statutory demand served on an individual
  • 2. Application for renewal or termination of LTA 1954 lease and/or interim rent application
  • 3. Assured shorthold tenancy possession proceedings
  • 4. Forfeiture and/or relief from forfeiture
  • 5. Possession proceedings against trespassers (squatters)
  • 6. Application for injunctive relief for trespass
  • 7. Enforcement of a possession order
  • 8. Application for termination or modification of a Code agreement
  • 9. Modification or discharge of a restrictive covenant
  • more

This Practice Note provides a summary of the relevant court/tribunal for issuing proceedings in respect of some of the most common property disputes-related applications, including setting aside statutory demands, opposed and unopposed lease renewals, assured shorthold tenancy (AST) possession proceedings, light obstruction notice (LON) procedure, forfeiture proceedings, lease extension and collective enfranchisement applications, boundary disputes, appeals against party wall awards, and trespasser possession proceedings and/or injunctive relief.

  Type of PD application Court/Tribunal Authority Further detail
1 Application to set aside a statutory demand served on an individual County Court, or in certain circumstances the High Court County Court: The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024, rr 10.4(4), 10.11, 10.48 and Sch 6
High Court: IR 2016, SI 2016/1024, r 10.48(2)
For further detail see below: 1. Application to set aside a statutory demand served on an individual
2 Application for renewal or termination of Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) business lease and/or interim