Residential property disputes

Disputes relating to residential property are regularly stressful.  We appreciate that those involved will often wish to keep their costs to a minimum and resolve or avoid the dispute as quickly as possible. We are able to guide you through every step of the process.


Our residential property disputes lawyers advise on:

  • all forms of property disputes including:
  • neighbour disputes
  • boundary disputes
  • landlord and tenant issues
  • high hedges
  • party wall issues
  • claims to force or avoid the sale of a property (i.e. an Order for Sale)
  • excessive noise disputes
  • disputes relating to the enforceability of a covenant
  • Land Registry issue
  • parking and driveway disputes (i.e. rights of way)
  • agricultural and farming land disputes


Services for residential landlords

Wright Hassall also offers a full range of services for landlords including:

  • drafting tenancy agreements
  • preparing and serving notices for possession
  • court action including accelerated claims for possession, rent arrears, other breaches and evictions
  • advice on rent increases
  • defending disrepair claims
  • recovery of rent arrears or damages after the tenant has left
  • advice on tenancy deposit disputes

We offer a 30 minute free telephone advice consultation for residential landlords.  To find out more, click here.

Knowledge & insight

Legal Articles

Boundary disputes: hedge and ditch rule

A recent boundary dispute in the Court of Appeal has provided a useful reminder not only of the Court’s approach in boundary disputes, but also of the relevance of the “hedge and ditch” rule is establishing the position of a boundary.

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