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Toby Watkin

Toby Watkin


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Conveyancing and Land Registration

Toby regularly advises in relation to disputes arising from agreements for the purchase of land, and land registration. In HWE Timm Ltd v. Timm Toby appeared for the successful claimant in a claim relating to the circumstances in which a pending action land charge should be discharged to permit the sale of land to fund the litigation.

In the last few months:

  • He appeared for the successful right-owner in a claim before the Adjudicator to Her Majesty’s Land Registry to remove the burden of a right of way registered against the title to adjacent land.
  • He appeared for the successful proposed purchaser in a claim to recover the deposit from the proposed vendors of a former wool mill in the North East after a failure to complete the purchase.
  • He successfully resisted a claim by a developer within London’s Docklands for damages against a proposed purchaser for failing to complete an off-plan purchase.
  • He has recently advised in relation to the enforceability of various provisions within a sale, build and leaseback agreement of a large mixed-use development.
  • He has recently advised a group of purchasers of off-plan properties within a large residential development in relation to the recovery of their deposits upon the collapse of the development scheme.