Richard Whitehouse

Year of Call: 2009
Solicitor: 2011
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Telephone: 0117 928 1520

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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
  • Conveyancing
  • Easements
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Mortgages
  • Nuisance
  • Trespass
  • 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.


Client Testimonials


“Calm, professional and well prepared”

“Great with clients and is always able to put them at ease”

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Academic qualifications

  • Bristol University – Law LLB (2:1)
  • BPP Law School – BVC (Very Competent)

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator

Professional bodies

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Western Circuit

Direct Access

Richard Whitehouse is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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