Guy Vickers

Call 1986

"Guy's strengths are his attention to detail, advocating the issues in a simple, straightforward manner."

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Property & Planning

Guy’s property practice includes rights of way, easements, covenants, contracts for the sale of land, adverse possession, nuisance, proprietary estoppel & trusts for sale, Breach of Covenant, 1954 Act, underletting, service charges.

Property & Planning Cases

(of specific relevance to Property)

Garside v Black Horse Ltd [2010] EWHC 190 (QBD)

Coutts & Co v Chowdery – [2009] All ER (D) 144 (Dec) Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Adam Opel v Mitras Automotive [2008] EWHC 3205 (QBD)

Weetwood Services v Ansvar Holdings[2007] EWCA Civ 736 [2007] All ER (D) 12 (Jul) Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Garside & Barlow v Lake District Leisure (2007) (TCC, Manchester)

Workman v Pannone & Partners (a firm) – [2002] All ER (D) 245 (Nov) (QBD)

Grundy v Naqvi [2001] EWCA Civ 139 Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Re Agriplant Services Ltd (In Liquidation) [1997] B.C.C. 842 (Chancery Division)

Cadogan v McCarthy & Stone (1996) [1996] E.G. 94 (C.S.); [1996] N.P.C.

77; [2000] L. & T.R. 249 Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Simmons v Dobson (1991) 1 WLR 720; (1991) 4 All ER 25 Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Taylors Industrial Flooring v M & S Plant Hire (1990) BCLC 216 Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Other typical instructions include:

A surveyor’s negligence dispute concerning the valuation of a public house;

A dispute over compensation for disturbance to a business caused by the shadow of a CPO with a delayed GVD;

A solicitor’s negligence case concerning a loss of chance to acquire more than a way of necessity to otherwise landlocked land;

A solicitor’s negligence case involving a purchase with bridging finance which was completed without there being sufficient funds to discharge a prior charge;

A nuisance/trespass dispute involving neighbouring commercial tenants with large vehicles and conflicting needs for access/egress over the common right of way to their premises;

Various caravan park disputes both for park owners and caravan owners;

A dispute in relation to remediation issues arising from the sale of formerly industrial land;

A dispute between a developer and a large supermarket chain over responsibility for various road building costs arising out of a joint venture;

A Farm partnership dispute with a variety of land law issues; Various disputes arising out of Development Agreements;

Various Landlord and Tenant dilapidations and other breach of covenant disputes;

Various domestic boundary, restrictive covenant and right of way disputes.