Mark has developed a wide ranging practice in land disputes, dealing with all aspects of real property law.
Recently, instructions have been received to advise on the enforceability of exclusion clauses in a standard form contract to advise on issues arising out of the apparent loss of a freehold title following a series of conveyancing transactions, the merits of a Consumer Credit Act defence to a possession action brought by a mortgagee. In addition to those specific matters, Mark regularly deals with boundary disputes, disputes over incorporeal hereditaments contentious and non-contentious probate matters and damage to property caused by fire and flooding.
He also regularly appears in the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Land Registration Division) dealing with all aspects of registered land including the rectification of documents.
Mark has a sizeable commercial landlord and tenant practice and is regularly involved in prosecuting and defending claims for dilapidations and other breaches of covenant, possession claims based on forfeiture, bringing and defending claims for relief from forfeiture and bringing and defending claims for new tenancies.