Gary Scott


Gary Scott

020 7636 6969
Practice Areas

Gary's practice focuses on property disputes for landowners, landlords and leaseholders. He acts extensively in disputes about land ownership and Trusts of Land. He deals with a wide range of landlord and tenant matters including statutory lease extensions, collective freehold purchase and 'Right to Manage'.

He also advises developers and investors as to pre-emption rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and in particular how to avoid them...!

Gary's recent cases include:

  • Acting for a charity in respect of a claim for specific performance of a property sale contract.
  • Acting for an offshore trust in a matrimonial dispute relating to the beneficial ownership of UK properties.
  • Advising an occupier in respect of Adverse Possession of land in Notting Hill
  • Advising a group of lessees about unreasonably high block insurance contributions.
  • Advising residents of a gated community with regards to a claim by the local authority to reinstate a Right of Way through their development.
  • Acting for a group of lessees in respect of a heavily contested right to manage application

Reported cases:

  • Re Easy Letting & Leasing Ltd [2008] EWHC 3175 (Morgan J.) Application to restrain the advertisement of a winding-up petition; approach the Court should take where allegation that debt is bona fide disputed on substantial grounds.

Website Updates and Articles:

Commercial tenant holding over does not acquire 1954 Act rights Game Changer for Commercial Rents Tenancy deposit update: Post Gardner

Gary is a member of these professional associations: AlepLogo16cmCol PLA logo

Personal Interests

Watching sport, spending time with his family

The International Connection

Philip Ross is a founder member of Cyrus Ross International which is an association of law firms throughout Europe. This association provides business clients with a personal service tailored to meet individual requirements on a local or international level.

In Cyrus Ross International we have created an organisation which guarantees this bespoke service on a European level.

Please contact us if you have any enquiry relating to Cyrus Ross International.

We are also able to provide a worldwide international service using our associations with lawyers across the globe.

Our team at Philip Ross are diverse and fluent in many foreign languages enabling communication with our international clients in the language of their choice.