Legal Disputes

New rules went into effect last year governing how solicitors can apply 'no-win, no fee' representation for personal injury claims. As a result, it is believed that some solicitors are no longer offering this type of representation. That is not the case at...
Legal disputes can be among the most unsettling things individuals and businesses can experience. Furthermore, the importance of retaining qualified and experienced legal representation cannot be understated. At DJP...

Even modern title deeds can contain complex burdens involving rights of access to property, whether for pedestrian or vehicular access, or to lay electric cables or water pipes. Often, this will give rise to disputes between neighbours which will require expert assistance. Again, the Sheriff can...

Although the registration documents for most residential properties now have an Ordnance Survey map attached, boundary disputes are still common. Often, neighbours will dispute the situating of a boundary fence or wall. If neither party is prepared to compromise, a Sheriff has the power to make...

Buying and selling houses is a particularly common area of dispute. Once missives are concluded, there is a binding contract between buyer and seller, and if one party does not adhere to this contract, to the detriment of the other, there are normally grounds for litigation. Frequent grounds are...

A look at some of the most common property disputes which are seen in litigation.