Neighbour disputes when they arise can be some of the most acrimonious (and expensive) type of legal proceedings, writes Mark Chick of Bishop & Sewell LLP.

Needless to say neighbour disputes are of course best avoided. Sometimes a little planning and preparation before undertaking a course of action (for instance carrying out works, or even having a party or an event) can pay dividends in avoiding future difficulties. From the legal point of view disputes often arise out of the following. Read more

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Neighbour Disputes: am I liable for Tree Root Damage?

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Neighbour Dispute FAQs

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How can we build a healthy community?

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Get out of my (right of) WAY!

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How to handle Neighbour disputes?

Neighbour disputes when they arise can be some of the most acrimonious (and expensive) type of legal proceedings, writes Mark Chick... more »

How to organise fellow flat owners to deal with legal disputes

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Leaseholders with disputes - Love thy Neighbour

Roger Southam, property management company Chainbow, reveals his personal experience with neighbour disputes and provides practical... more »

Dealing with Neighbour disputes

We all know of someone who has at some time experienced problems with a neighbour. Be it a boundary dispute, or loud music late into... more »

ARMA Advisory Note - Noisy Neighbours

KEY POINTS Noise problems cause many complaints in blocks of flats. DIY, building activity, late night music, laminated floors... more »

ARMA Advisory Note - Anti-social behaviour

If you're suffering from antisocial behaviour in your block, there are a wide range of actions you can take. As your landlord or managing... more »

Avoiding and resolving disputes

Disputes involving residents associations need special care. First, they are a type of neighbour dispute – and neighbours have... more »