3rd May 2016

Ownership of an access lane: unregistered land does not always mean an unknown landowner

If a neighbour is seeking to claim ownership of, or accrue rights to use a route over, your land that is currently unregistered, can they do so, unchallenged?

If a neighbour is seeking to claim ownership of, or accrue rights to use a route over, your land that is currently unregistered, can they do so, unchallenged?

Writing for Farmers Weekly, Thrings Associate Solicitor Becky Smyth, who advises farmers, landowners and developers on property ownership characteristics, discusses the steps to either demonstrate, or successfully claim, ownership of unregistered land, and other practical steps to take in the context of an access lane located between neighbours’ land.

Click here to read Becky's article in full


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