Boundary Disputes

Boundary, Fence And High Hedge Dispute Solicitors

Boundary disputes can be frustrating and expensive to resolve. Whether your dispute is straightforward or complex, our specialist property litigation team will give you honest advice about your options whilst supporting you through your legal case.

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Osbornes Law approach to boundary disputes

Getting caught up in a long-running boundary dispute can be stressful, and emotions can run surprisingly high when you’re not seeing eye-to-eye with your neighbour. At Osbornes, our focus is on helping you find a resolution that’s as fair and proportionate as possible. We have a dedicated team of boundary dispute lawyers who deal with all types of boundary, fence and hedge disputes. We work hard to settle disputes by negotiation first, to stop costs from spiralling out of control. 

Resolving boundary disputes with neighbours

A boundary is an imaginary line separating two or more properties. It does not exist in any physical form, although many people choose to mark their boundary with a fence or wall. 

Most neighbours live side-by-side without any boundary problems. Sometimes, however, the neighbours have a different opinion about where the boundary lies, or they may disagree about the type or quality of boundary structure that’s being erected.

At Osbornes Law, we can help with all types of residential boundary disputes, including: 

  • Disagreement over where a boundary lies
  • Objecting to or defending plans to build at or close to a boundary
  • Making sure a neighbour complies with their duty to repair a shared boundary
  • Injunctions to stop building work that encroaches on your land
  • Disputes over high hedges that block out light or a view
  • Putting the right Party Wall Agreements in place when doing work on a shared boundary 

Boundary disputes can have far-reaching consequences. If the matter goes to court and the decision goes against you, you may have to remove a fence, wall or building and reconstruct it in the correct position. It’s important to seek specialist legal help to resolve your dispute as quickly as possible.  

To learn more, contact Osbornes’ residential boundary disputes team today for a free, no-obligation discussion. Alternatively, send us an email and we will call you back.

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