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Residential Property
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide an overview of the main issues raised by boundary disputes: the types of evidence that may be admissible in court in ascertaining the true location of the boundary (including the status of acts subsequent to the original conveyance); issues of expert evidence; the status of informal boundary agreements; and court and Land Registry procedure and practice.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the types of evidence that may be admissible in court in ascertaining the true location of the boundary (including the status of acts subsequent to the original conveyance);
  • Understand the place of expert evidence, and how it should be managed;
  • Understand the significance of more or less informal boundary agreements;
  • Have an overview of court and Land Registry procedure and practice.
Level:
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989;
  • Land Registration Act 2002 ss2, 73(7), 108(1);
  • Land Registration Rules 2003 r119(3), r118, r122;
  • Ali v Lane [2006] EWCA Civ 1532;
  • Wallington v Townsend [1939] 2 All ER 225;
  • Fisher v Winch [1939] 1 K.B. 666;
  • Alan Wibberley Building Ltd v Insley [1999] 1 WLR 894;
  • Strachey v Ramage [2008] EWCA Civ 384;
  • Pennock and anor v Hodgson [2010] EWCA Civ 873;
  • Railway Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 s68;
  • Falkingham v Farley, The Times, 11 March 1991;
  • Schuler AG v Wickman Machine Tools Sales Limited [1974] AC 235;
  • Neilson v Poole [1969] 20 P&CR 909;
  • St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Board of Finance and Another v Clark (No 2) [1973] 1 WLR 1572;
  • Joyce v Rigolli [2004] EWCA Civ 79;
  • Neilson v Poole [1969] 20 P&CR 909;
  • Hopgood v Brown [1955] 1 WLR 213;
  • Derbyshire CC v Fallon [2007] EWHC 1326 (Ch);
  • Berridge v Ward (1861) 10 CB (NS) 400;
  • Commission for New Towns v JJ Gallagher Ltd [2003] 01 EG 67;
  • Attorney-General v Beynon (1970) 1 Ch 12;
  • R v United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Co Ltd (1862) 31 LJMC 166;
  • Duke of Devonshire v Pattison (1887) 20 QBD 263;
  • Corbett v Hill (1870) LR 9 Eq 671;
  • Anchor Brewhouse Ltd v Berkley House (Docklands Developments) Ltd [1987] EGLR 173;
  • Bernstein v Skyviews & General [1978] QB 479.
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This podcast is an introduction to the topic of boundary disputes: how they arise, how the courts approach them, and how they can be settled or otherwise resolved.

Podcast added: 29/04/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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