Disputes with Neighbours

  • Advice on owner's liability under the Dividing Fences Act 1991
  • Advice on rights of access to neighbouring land under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 2000
  • Illegal structures and uses on neighbouring properties
  • Preparing written submissions objecting to development applications on neighbouring properties
  • Advice on proposed tree removal and rights of appeal against a council's decision to allow removal of a tree under a tree preservation order
  • Advice on matters under the Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2008, and appearance in related Land and Environment Court proceedings
  • Advice on rights of appeal against a consent authority's decision to approve development on a neighbouring property
  • Advice on the impact of heritage listing of neighbouring properties
  • Advice on the reclassification of neighbouring public land from community to operational under the Local Government Act 1993.