Boundary disputes and adverse possession claims are often inextricably interlinked - in light of 'mistaken belief' as to boundaries under the Land Registration Act 2002, the resolution of a boundary dispute may mean your client loses its land.
This half-day session provides a useful review of the 'old' and 'current' legal systems for claiming title by adverse possession, the court's approach to resolving boundaries disputes and the impact of such findings on ownership claims as well as the practical lessons from recent case law.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
- Boundary disputes, adverse possession & topographical features: Trevallion v Watmore; Shaw v Grouby
- Possession of part - is it possible? Smith v Frankland; Chambers v LB Havering
- What is 'adverse' about adverse possession - and the impact of a criminal offence? Parshall v Hackney; Best v Land Registrar
- Why the Limitation Act 1980 may still apply: Mitchell v Watkinson
- Mediation, expert determination, the proposed bill: Jones v Murrell
Quick Quiz - Test Your Knowledge: Just click Landlord & Tenant
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