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Land and Boundary Disputes

Land and boundary disputes can arise for a number of reasons, and when they do, it can be extremely stressful for the residential property owners involved.  There are several reasons why a dispute over a boundary might occur, most commonly due to:

  • Disputes over changes to party walls
  • Disputes over repairs
  • Disputes over land access
  • Objections to property extensions
  • Hedges or Trees that are growing onto another’s property
  • Encroaching or crossing over the boundary line

If you are involved in a dispute over land or property boundaries, you should get expert advice from a boundary dispute solicitor who can review the case and assess the best possible cause of action, working with you to solve the dispute as quickly and as amicably as possible with any other party involved.


Resolving Boundary Disputes

A title plan for every registered property is held with HM Land Registry, which will show where the general boundaries of the property are marked. You can get a copy of this from HM Land Registry. Whilst an initial title check with the HM Land Registry can solve simple boundary disputes in some cases, it unfortunately can be more complex when the registered documents are unable to show a precise record of a boundary. In this case, it would require you to reach a boundary agreement separately with your neighbour or have the boundary determined for you by an independent expert.


Expert Boundary Legal Advice

The property experts at Larcomes can review your boundary dispute case, and regardless of the complexity of your situation, we will find a solution that is in your best interest. We believe that resolving the matter amicably where possible, through alternative dispute resolution such as mediation, will be better for all involved and avoid the cost of court proceedings. However, if it is decided that dispute mediation is not the right course of action for you, or if amicable communication between the other party breaks down, our experienced civil litigation team have the skills and experience to represent you in the courts.


Boundary Dispute Solicitors

Larcomes property dispute team has many years of experience dealing with all areas of neighbour and land disputes. We will deliver clear and practical advice, and ensure that you are fully aware of the options available to you, along with any costs involved in proceeding with a boundary dispute claim. If you decide to proceed with your case, we will be there to support you and guide you through every step of the dispute resolution and litigation process. You can rely on our knowledge and expertise to find the right solution to resolve your boundary dispute matter.


Get in Touch

To speak with one of our specialist boundary disputes team, please telephone on 023 9244 8100. We can also advise on all areas of commercial and residential property disputes and on behalf of both Landlords and Tenants.

To find out more about our expert civil litigation team, you can click on the links below