Matt Pugh

H├Ągen Wolf
Managing Partner
0330 320 1441
07917 157930

Matt is a specialist property litigation lawyer with 20 years experience advising businesses, individuals, charities, trusts and other law firms based both in the UK and overseas, on contentious property issues. He has been described in Legal 500 as “forward thinking” and “head and shoulders above the competition… his knowledge in the space is second to none”. Recognised in Chambers & Partners as a leading individual in the region, Matt has been described as “responsive and effective” with “good technical knowledge” .

Matt’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial, residential and agricultural property disputes, including dilapidations, residential and commercial possession claims, break notices, 1954 Act lease renewals, boundary disputes, contested CPOs, adverse possession, rights of way, rights of light, ransom strips, contamination, dangerous buildings, squatters, restrictive covenants, nuisance, village green registrations, leasehold enfranchisement and property based professional negligence. He frequently deals with tribunal work and land registry adjudications as well as traditional court based litigation and has a high success rate at mediation.

Matt has particular experience in the transport sector and has acted for many of the major national players in the rail and bus sector. He also has considerable experience acting for high net worth buy to let property investors based both in the UK and around the world, with particular focus on the top end of the London residential property market.

Matt is married with 2 daughters and in his spare time enjoys live music, triathlon and cycling.


  • Adverse Possession
  • Agricultural Tenancies
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Breach Of Covenant
  • Break Clauses/Notices
  • Compulsory Purchase & Part 1
  • Compensation Claims
  • Dilapidations
  • Easements
  • Enforcing Contracts For Sale Of Land
  • Enforcing Lease Obligations
  • Evictions
  • Forfeiture
  • Insolvency
  • Land Registration
  • Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
  • Lease Renewals
  • Nuisance Claims
  • Options
  • Ownership Disputes
  • Party Walls
  • Possession Claims
  • Real Estate Insolvency
  • Rent Arrears
  • Rent Recovery
  • Rent Review
  • Rents & Service Charge Disputes
  • Residential Tenancies/PRS
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Rights Of Light
  • Rights Of Way
  • Service Charge Disputes
  • Specific Performance
  • Squatters
  • Telecoms
  • Tenancy Renewals
  • Trespass
  • Vacant Possession