- Property disputes
- Wills and estate disputes
- Professional negligence
- Contract disputes
- Building disputes
- Landlord and tenant disputes
- Agricultural disputes
- Executor and Trustee Disputes
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Inheritance Claims
- Adverse Possession
- Disputes about boundaries, easements (including Rights of Way) and Covenants
- Property Tribunal Proceedings
- Trespass and Nuisance Claims
- Negligently Administered Estates
- Negligently Drafted Wills
Qualifications and Accreditations
- Member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
Darren is an Associate Solicitor with significant expertise in property law, having specialised in this particular field for the last 15 years. He has practiced in both urban and rural locations and has handled numerous complex cases, gaining experience across the wide spectrum of residential and agricultural property disputes, including boundary disputes; adverse possession matters; nuisance and trespass claims; the interpretation and enforcement of easements and covenants; proprietary estoppel; claims under the Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996; service charge disputes and residential landlord and tenant issues.
Darren has a particular interest in drainage disputes and has handled several challenging cases in this area. He is accustomed to dealing with clients from all walks of life and backgrounds and has sound knowledge of the Court and Tribunal processes.
Darren’s strengths include an ability to assimilate information quickly and to get to the crux of the problem with the minimum of fuss, allowing him to give sound, practical and cost-effective advice to his clients.
One of Darren’s interests outside the law is cartography and he is adept at interpreting maps and plans, which is invaluable when advising on complicated multi-party land transactions and boundary issues.
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