Ken is Head of the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Department. He has over 20 years’ experience as a commercial litigator, with a heavy focus on property disputes, including forfeiture actions and applications for relief, right of way disputes, rent recovery for commercial landlords, trusts of land, dilapidations claims, boundary disputes, rent and service charge recovery and lease renewal applications.
Has a reputation for taking on and winning difficult cases and provides a first rate and affordable service to his clients.
Outside of work Ken enjoys a variety of sports and outdoor pursuits.
What our client’s say:
‘’We have only ever found the advice of Ken Stangoe to be of the very highest quality. On each occasion it has been given promptly and efficiently, enabling us to get on with our mainstream business. I recommend his services highly.”
James Frost, Frosts Construction
For more information about how we can help, you can read testimonials from our dispute resolution clients
Accreditations & Memberships
Chambers & Partners 2022: comments Ken has notable experience advising on a range of property litigation, including boundary disputes, recovery actions, and landlord and tenant issues. He regularly advises high net worth individuals, builders and not-for-profit organisations. “He is very straightforward, businesslike and helpful.”
Chambers & Partners 2020 says Kenneth Stangoe represents high net worth clients among others in boundary disputes and landlord and tenant issues. One source says: “He has an outstanding ability to grasp the exact detail that is at issue and develop an appropriate response that is directed perfectly on target.”
Chambers & Partners 2019 says Ken Stangoe acts in commercial disputes most notably relating to development project. An impressed source says: “Kenneth Stangoe has been absolutely outstanding in providing exactly the right response to any given issue. It never fails to impress just how focused and accurate his interpretations of each problem are”.
Legal 500 2020 says contentious property work is managed by Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors LLP‘s ‘highly committed, capable and accessible‘ commercial litigation team, which is led by Kenneth Stangoe. Lease renewal proceedings, planning disputes, boundary disputes and rent and service charge recovery are among the areas of activity. The group acts for private clients, as well as commercial entities (including those active in the retail and leisure sectors) and public bodies.
Legal 500 says Key figures include Ken Stangoe, who “delivers a response to each query that is beyond compare in its accuracy and completeness’.
Legal 500/Chambers & Partners
Recognised by Chambers and Partners as “a leader in his field” since 2009.
Legal 500 says “Dispute resolution is a core focus for Geoffrey Leaver, reflected in a partner-driven team, led by Kenneth Stangoe…”