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Land purchase, development, adverse rights and remedies

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Southampton +44 (0)2381 511 511


At Tennyson we can provide legal advice and representation on many key areas of real estate purchase and development transactions, and when required we are able to turn work around speedily. We can act quickly if an injunction or freezing order is required, or specific performance of a contract of sale is sought.

We have acted for large and small developers, banks, financial institutions, land owners, and insolvency practitioners both in an advisory capacity as well as in litigation.

We can provide legal advice on validity, modification and discharge of restrictive covenants, third party rights over land, trusts of land, ownership of land, construction of contracts for the sale and/or development of land, easements including rights to light, and rights of way, rights acquired by prescription, options to purchase land, mortgages and charges, land registration, Law of Property Act receivership sales, overage, claw back, specific performance, conveyancing transactions, damages for breach of contracts for sale of land, adverse rights including adverse possession and squatting, and fraudulent transactions including knowing receipt and assistance.

We accept instructions either on public access or via a solicitor in all the above types of cases in the County Court and Business and Property Courts of England and Wales including all regional Business and Property Court trial centres. Please see our barrister profile pages and use our shortlist facility to assist you in choosing counsel for your case. Also, please use the enquiry form and book an appointment facility.

If you require a mediator for your case, then please refer to our mediation – real estate dispute page for more information.

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For more information about our members and services please contact us.

Our telephone number in Southampton United Kingdom is +44 (0) 2381 511511.

For clients wishing to have a conference in London United Kingdom then please dial the London UK appointments number of +44 (0)203 407 0047.

Alternatively, you may email