27th May 2021

Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Lost land, boundaries and development

A landowner is concerned by boundary encroachment, planning breaches and aggressive behaviour by an unscrupulous neighbour and needs advice on what to do.

A landowner is concerned by boundary encroachment, planning breaches and aggressive behaviour by an unscrupulous neighbour and needs advice on what to do.

 

By constantly pushing boundaries - literally and metaphorically - the neighbour is making life very difficult for the landowner: his farmland is potentially being devalued by encroachment and unlawful development while he personally feels threatened by the neighbour’s behaviour.

Amid concerns the neighbour is breaking the law, what steps can the landowner take?

Writing for Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic, associate solicitor Ken Kaar discusses boundary encroachment, planning breaches, and harassment - three legal issues which often occur simultaneously.

Click here to read the full article in Farmers Weekly.

To discuss this matter further, please contact Ken Kaar or another member of Thrings’ specialist Agriculture team.


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