Court of Appeal upholds Sydney Mitchell's boundary dispute victory

Following a two day hearing in the Court of Appeal, L.J. Briggs, L.J. Arden and L.J. Ryder unanimously dismissed the appellant's appeal and upheld the decision of the Birmingham County Court.

Kam Majevadia of Sydney Mitchell LLP said

the case was of general importance as it involved consideration of the Hedge and Ditch presumption, rules of construction, and guidance on how to interpret plans and conveyances.

Sydney Mitchell's client was represented by Sydney Mitchell, Jonathan Gaunt QC of Falcon Chambers and Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers with George Lawrence QC and David Warner of New Square Chambers for the Appellant. The full judgment can be found at

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