Litigation costs are high. We live in the real world, and we want to help you avoid the painful, risky business of litigation at all costs. At Van Eaton Solicitors in Streatham Hill, we have seen people facing huge uncertainty exposing themselves to the crippling costs of court action. That’s why we have always worked hard to find solutions through mediation — before your case spirals out of control. Here are some recent examples of our work and cases we have settled:
Settlement Against Local Authority That Failed To Repair Client’s Home
Our client owned a 900-year lease on a London flat. The freeholder, a local authority, failed utterly to comply with its responsibility to keep the property in a good state of repair. This meant our client was living in disgraceful conditions. We obtained substantial damages against the council and ensured full repairs were made to the property.
Landlord’s Failure To Comply With Building Regulations
We recently settled a claim for a six-figure sum on behalf of a client whose landlord’s building works rendered his property uninhabitable. We also ensured the client was rehoused while remedial works were carried out and that the rent on the temporary accommodation was paid by the landlord.