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Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF

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Bournemouth BH2, Bournemouth BH2, Poole

Mark Timberlake

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Dispute Resolution - specialising in property, landlord and tenant disputes, possession and debt recovery in relation to both commercial and residential property.


Managing partner - Dispute Resolution


Trained at Laceys.


Bournemouth Law Society


Solicitors (1989) LLB


Married with 2 teenage children and at weekends can be found on his boat which he sails competitively. 

South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

‚ÄėA stand-out player among firms outside the capital‚Äô, Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF¬†provides ‚Äėhonest, clear and straightforward advice at a reasonable cost‚Äô. Headed by Mark Timberlake, who focuses on property litigation, the disputes resolution team handles a range of commercial disputes including contract and partnership litigation. The highly recommended associate Brendan Herbert¬†is assisting a West End production company with claims regarding fees and profit sharing in connection with a successful musical production. ‚ÄėBlunt, but simultaneously receptive to client comments‚Äô, Herbert was also been involved in a number of shareholder and partnership disputes in 2017. Further, the team is regularly instructed in licensing and management disputes in the media and entertainment industry and has experience of contentious IP issues. Rob Kelly¬†specialises in contentious probate and estate-related claims, while associate Robin Watson¬†focuses on employment law.

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South West: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

In the area of landlord and tenant disputes, Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF¬†‚Äėfares very well in terms of actual performance and value for money‚Äô. Department head Mark Timberlake¬†represented a legal firm in a six-figure dilapidations claim and also acted for an estate in connection with the sale of a site that was occupied by a protected tenant. The team also handles collective enfranchisement and other residential disputes and has particular expertise in acting for the owners of housing blocks. Further, associates Brendan Herbert¬†and Rob Kelly¬†have experience in freehold property disputes. The team also represents a large regional chain of estate agents in all of its contested office lease matters.

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