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Property Section

Do boundary disputes have to be “painful”? (27 October)

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Minor disagreements over boundaries can quickly escalate to full-scale disputes and become very expensive to resolve. This webinar will provide a practical approach focussing on early and cost effective resolution of disputes as well as guidance on understanding what is shown on plans and their significance. 

The session will cover:

  • how to determine the boundary?
  • adverse possession before and after the Land Registration Act 2002
  • land Registry practice •do I need to know about the Party Wall Act 1996?
  • how to resolve the dispute-without litigation?
  • do I need an expert?
  • remedies including injunctions, declarations and how to calculate damages
  • tactics and costs

Participants will benefit by:

  • knowing what to ask the client for and how to manage their expectations
  • knowing where to look to give the right answer
  • being able to give clear advice at an early stage
  • understanding what the plan shows and its legal significance
  • having a good overview of recent case law, particularly at Court of Appeal level
  • having a realistic idea of the costs involved of each stage and how to keep these to a minimum

Who should participate:

Property lawyers, property litigators, legal executives dealing with property matters

Speaker:  William Hanbury, Barrister, Exchange Chambers 

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Benefits of Membership*

Property Section renewals

The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Code of Conduct
  • Fraud
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Conveyancing
  • Planning
  • Phishing and Cyber Security
  • Bogus Firms
  • Renewable Energy
  • Rent Deposits
  • Buy-to-Let
  • Mortgage Credit Directive
  • Vulnerable Clients
  • Consumer Protection Regulations
  • Requisitions
  • Income Tax Relief
  • Reserved Funds
  • Brownfield Sites
  • Right to Buy
  • Searches
  • Capital Allowances
  • Stamp Duty
  • Land Tax

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Webinars, a Conference, Workshops, Seminars, Magazines, E-newsletters and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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