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Michael Ashdown

Call: 2013   

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Property

Michael regularly appears in Court and advises on property matters. His recent experience
includes:

  • British Overseas Bank Nominees Ltd v Analytical Properties Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 43. Appearing in the Court of Appeal for the respondent purchaser of a shopping centre in its claim for damages for late completion by the appellant vendor.
  • Acting for the claimant landowner in a dispute about whether boundary dispute proceedings had been compromised.
  • Acting for a co-owner of residential property in a dispute concerning the validity of a notice of severance and the trusts upon which the properties were held.
  • Acting for the landlord in a dispute about the proper enforcement of a County Court order for possession.
  • Acting for defendant chartered surveyors in a substantial construction dispute arising out of their oversight of renovations to a flood-damaged guesthouse.
  • Acting for the claimant freeholder in an adverse possession dispute.
  • Acting (as sole counsel) in a 1954 Act dispute and its costs consequences.
  • Acting (as sole counsel) in a fraudulent misrepresentation claim arising out of residential conveyancing.
  • Advising trustees of a will trust on the purchase of residential property overseas.