When assisting with Property matters Robert’s experience of navigating these cases can prove invaluable, knowing the appropriate action to take to achieve the best result. He is adept at applying for injunctions, and pursuing damages whilst taking in to account that in many cases the parties will ultimately need to find a resolution that enables them to live in the same community when the matter is concluded. His tenacious approach in Court has been a decisive factor in the result of many hearings.
Regularly dealing with matters involving Boundary Disputes and cases involving the Land Registration Act of 2002, Counsel also deals with issues arising from property ownership. Cases in this area include Express Trusts and Resulting, Implied and Constructive trusts, Proprietary Estoppel and the application of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. Instructions have also encompassed disputes involving proprietary rights and easements, including pre-emption agreements and title such as registered and non-registered land.
With regards to Landlord and Tenant issues, Counsel takes a pragmatic approach to obtaining the best result for the Client. When assisting in Commercial matters such as the renewal of leases, dilapidations, forfeiture and rent reviews, Robert has an awareness of how this can affect a business and ensures a cost effective approach.
Residential matters such as possession proceedings, unlawful eviction and rent valuation tribunal work require an empathetic yet determined approach as the future of people’s property and homes are disputed. Counsel’s experience lends itself to these matters, knowing when a stubborn attitude is required or, if a conciliatory slant would be best employed. Robert ensures every avenue is explored to further the clients cause until the optimum result is achieved.
Counsel also has experience in matters concerning Agricultural tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and/or Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 that usually concern issues of possession and compensation.
- Obtaining a precise determination as to where the boundary goes; damages and injunctions where necessary; but taking into account that neighbours have to get along and live next to one another.
- Adverse possession of both of unregistered and registered land, including the application of the Land Registration Act 2002.
- Express Trusts and Resulting, Implied and Constructive trusts, Proprietary Estoppel and the application of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and generally cases that commonly concern cohabiting couples and the breakdown of relationships that involve principles of proprietary estoppel
Proprietary Rights and Easements
- Easements, and profits (generally shooting and fishing rights).
- Rights of Way and of Parking rights, Rights of Light and the Party Walls Act matters.
- Pre-emption Agreements.
- Title such as registered and non-registered land.