2017 Guide to Boundary Disputes

2 CPD Hours = £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

Establishing the true line of a boundary is a problem which bedevils residential and commercial property alike. In many cases the plans are, in the words of the Court of Appeal ‘worse than useless’, and practitioners must piece together the precise extent of the property from a variety of sources.

This course offers practical guidance in this complex area of the law, by reference to the latest case law. By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on:

  • the evidence needed to establish the true boundary

  • the relevance and effect of boundary agreements

  • the impact of the law relating to adverse possession

  • the potential for rectification of the register

  • the role of the Land Registry and others in determining boundaries

Course Dated: January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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