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Clair Douglas
    • Clair Douglas

    • Associate Solicitor, Head of Agricultural Law Team
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Middle of the road - where is the boundary?

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Clair Douglas, Head of the Agricultural Department at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, looks at the issue of locating the boundary line if your land borders a road, track and/or path. Where your land abuts a private road or track the Land Registry title plans...

Advice on issues surrounding rivers running through your land

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We have been looking at some interesting points for landowners who are fortunate enough to have rivers running through their land. In terms of boundaries the general rule or presumption is that where your land abuts a non-tidal river then your boundary will...

Fly Tipping - who pays and what can be done?

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Fly tipping is a real problem for land owners and needs to be taken very seriously in terms of the impact that it has in rural areas. Not only is it a source of pollution, a potential danger to public health and a hazard to wildlife but it also...

Getting ahead on registering land

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According to recent figures from the Land Registry a significant percentage of land in England and Wales is still unregistered and a large part of that is agricultural and rural land. Why? Well, agricultural land often remains within the same ownership...

The New Agriculture Bill

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The new Agriculture Bill, setting out the policy framework for supporting UK Agriculture post-Brexit, is due to be introduced into Parliament today (12 September 2018). As the Government previously indicated, the new policy will not include a cap on...