Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 67 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] UKHL 30
Court: House of Lords
Judge:

Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Mackay of Clashfern, Lord Browne-Wilkinson, Lord Hope of Craighead and Lord Hutton

Representation Jonathan Gaunt QC, David Pannick QC and Jonathan Small (instructed by Darbys Mallam Lewis) for the claimants.
  Kim Lewison QC, Martin Dray and Jane Mulcahy (instructed by Burges Salmon) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 4 July 2002

Catchwords

Adverse possession - Land - Limitation of action - Defendants occupying farmland - Whether defendants having adverse possession for requisite period - .

The Case

The only question when deciding whether a defendant had established title by possession was whether the defendant had been in possession in the ordinary sense of the word for the requisite time.

Practice Areas

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