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Will Parliament put an end to expensive boundary disputes?

The Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill had its first reading in the House of Lords on 13th July 2017 following an earlier attempt to introduce legislation in 2012. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill’s journey through the Lords. The Bill will receive a second reading (the general debate […]

Property owner who allowed Japanese knotweed to spread found liable for all costs

Japanese knotweed is one of the world’s worst invasive species and strong growth can damage building, concrete foundations, roads, paving, flood defences and retaining walls. In a landmark court case, a property owner who allowed Japanese knotweed to spread across her property to the extent that it put the value of an adjoining property at risk, […]