Matthew Howarth successfully represented a local Manchester Landlord in obtaining forfeiture of a Commercial lease from a non-paying Tenant
Following a fact finding hearing and legal submissions Mr Howarth was able to argue for forfeiture of the lease in a Business Tenancy and was able to obtain costs beyond that normally allowed on the Small Claims Track.
Mr Howarth spent two years at Baker & McKenzie with the Real Estate Eurozone team of the year. He spent most of his time dealing with FTSE 100 companies in litigation disputes arising out of Commercial Lease Agreements.
Additionally, Mr Howarth deals with a number of Landlord and Tenant cases. He spent nine months volunteering at Brent Council defending possession claims for residential tenants. He is currently instructed by a number of Estate Agents and Landlords in Greater Manchester.
Mr Howarth has defended and appeared in a number of Council Prosecutions involving Houses in Multiple Occupation and breaches of Health and Safety Regulations.
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