Adverse Possession: Absolute or possessory?

Claire James and Keith Shaw report on a recent decision confirming important procedural issues in claims of adverse possession ‘Whether acts constitute a sufficient degree of exclusive possession will depend in particular on “the nature of the land and the manner in which land of that nature is commonly used or enjoyed”.’Acquiring land by adverse …
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Cases Referenced

  • Central Midlands Estates Ltd v Leicester Dyers Ltd [2003] All ER (D) 141
  • Diep v Land Registry [2010] EWHC 3315 (Admin)
  • J Alston & Sons Ltd v BOCM Pauls Ltd [2008] EWHC 3310 (Ch)
  • Powell v McFarlane (1977) 38 P&CR 452
  • Red House Farms (Thorndon) Ltd v Catchpole [1977] 2 EGLR 125
  • Wretham v Ross & anor [2005] EWHC 1259 (Ch)