Boundary and Ownership Disputes

Disputes about the ownership of land, and competing rights over land, are the very essence of property litigation. We have a wealth of experience in this area, which is a frequent area of instruction.


We are instructed by a wide range of clients, including commercial, institutional, and private clients.

Our work includes advising and representing those clients on all matters concerning:

Members of the property team have acted in a number of the most important cases in this area in recent years. These include:

  • Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd [2018] UKSC 57 (Supreme Court decision on whether a right to use sporting and recreational facilities could amount to an easement)
  • R (on the application of Best) v Chief Land Registrar [2015] EWCA Civ 17 (Court of Appeal decision on adverse possession under the Land Registration Act 2002)
  • Batsford Estates (1983) Co Ltd v Taylor [2005] EWCA Civ 489 (Court of Appeal decision on adverse possession relating to unregistered land).

Practice Managers

Contact our friendly and helpful Practice Managers for more information about our barristers and services or to make an enquiry.

Mark Ball

Practice Director

020 7421 1308

Mark Ball new

Harry Feldman

Practice Manager

020 7421 2485

Harry Feldman

Connor McGilly

Practice Manager

020 7421 1304

Connor Mc Gilly new

Ruby Sims

Assistant Practice Manager

020 7421 1337

Ruby Sims new

Richard Bolton

Senior Practice Manager

020 7421 1392

Richard Bolton new

Charlotte Hockney

Assistant Practice Manager

020 7421 1303

Charlotte Hockney new

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