Daniel Long - WHN Solicitors

Daniel joined Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors in 2009 before qualifying as a solicitor in 2011. Daniel became a partner in 2015 and now acts as the firm’s head of commercial which covers litigation, commercial property, and corporate and commercial services.

Heading up WHN’s property disputes team, Daniel is highly regarded in this complex area with an ever-increasing client base ranging from small tenant businesses to national and international landlords and investors. Daniel has also acted on reported Court of Appeal matters.

Daniel principally specialises in resolving disputes between landlords and tenants of commercial leases on matters including rent and service charge recovery, dilapidations, forfeiture, possession, insolvency-related matters, and lease renewal and termination.

His team also handles disputes relating to residential long leases including ground rent and service charge recovery, forfeiture, breach of covenant and all management and enfranchisement matters such as the section 20 consultation process, right to manage, appointment of a manager, freehold acquisition and lease extensions.

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  • “The Peel Group has assets of over £3 billion.  It is extremely important therefore that we have access to the necessary professionals to ensure that whatever issues arise can be resolved.   

    We have worked with the team at Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall for over 25 years, building a close working, trust relationship with the firm as an extension of our team.   

    They provide a cost-effective sounding board in relation to a broad range of different commercial and property disputes.  Daniel Long and Sara Beaumont hold a great depth of expertise in relation to property and commercial disputes respectively, and their specialism in these areas enables them to provide us with the support we need.  We would have no hesitation recommending them.”

    Neil Hayes, Peel Group General Counsel, Peel Group Management Ltd

  • “Daniel Long and the property disputes team are particularly strong on landlord and tenant issues and can get to the heart of the problem and find a pragmatic solution.”

    The Peel Group

  • “I would happily recommend Daniel Long and Eleanor Longworth to any Managing Agent, Landlord, RMC, RTM or Leaseholder within England & Wales.”

    Block Property Management Ltd