Property and Estates
Richard has advised and represented clients on a wide range of property disputes, including boundary disputes and nuisance claims.
Richard is regularly instructed to make and oppose applications for injunctions relating to property.
- Adverse possession
- Boundary and party wall disputes
- Breach of covenant disputes
- Landlord and tenant disputes
- Trusts and proprietary estoppel.
Notable and recent cases
- Acted in possession and Dilapidation claims
- Acted in boundary dispute trials
- Instructed in Multi-day High Court trials in relation to trespass and nuisance disputes, involving breaches of “Leakey” duties, which require evidence from many experts of different disciplines
- Acted in breach of covenant claims relating to unlawful subletting of properties through Airbnb
- Successfully obtained an order for an injunction and damages in a private nuisance by encroachment claim
- Successfully defended trespass claims
- Acted in nuisance claims relating to the escape of water and oil
- Acted in an interference with a right of way, breach of covenant and trespass dispute, which included a claim for aggravated damages and an injunction
- Advised in relation to claims involving proprietary estoppel.
“Calm, professional and well prepared”
“Great with clients and is always able to put them at ease”
- Bristol University – Law LLB (2:1)
- BPP Law School – BVC (Very Competent)
Professional qualifications & appointments
- ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator
- Professional Negligence Bar Association
- Western Circuit
Richard Whitehouse is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information
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