Real Property

Chambers' expertise covers all aspects of the law of real property from disputes between co-owners of land, to technical questions of conveyancing and land registration. Members appear in real property matters in all courts from county courts up to the Supreme Court. Members of chambers have particular expertise in proprietary estoppel and have appeared in several of the leading cases, including the House of Lords decision in Thorner v Major & others [2009] UKHL 18.

Typical work in this area includes:

  • conveyancing and land registration
  • boundary disputes
  • easements
  • restrictive covenants
  • options and rights of pre-emption
  • stamp duty land tax and other related tax issues
  • mortgages
  • licences
  • co-ownership and trusts of land
  • related insolvency law matters
  • adverse possession
  • proprietary estoppel
  • claims against solicitors and valuers in professional negligence

Members provide litigation, advice and drafting and act for a wide range of clients from financial institutions and developers to housing associations and individuals.

 

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