Dominic’s practice encompasses all aspects of chancery law with a particular focus on real property, and wills, probate and trusts.
Dominic’s property practice covers disputes concerning adverse possession, easements, boundaries and covenants as well as disputes over co-ownership of land and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, and claims involving proprietary estoppel. He has a great deal of experience in the various property tribunals, in particular the Land Registration Division of the Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal, being the author of a book about the previous incarnation of the tribunal, the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry (published by Bloomsbury in 2013). Dominic also undertakes the full spectrum of commercial and residential landlord and tenant work.
On the probate side Dominic’s practice includes disputes over the validity of wills, applications for removal or substitution of personal representatives, rectification claims, claims for the restitution of estate property and solemn form probate claims, and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. Dominic has also undertaken drafting work in the field of wills and probate. Dominic has experience with claims in the Court of Protection.
Dominic also undertakes a range of commercial work, including contractual and tortious claims, sale of goods, debt, and claims for return of goods.
Dominic regularly presents seminars on matters falling within his areas of specialty and his happy to discuss the provision of in-house training. Dominic recently took part in a day-long seminar dealing with all aspects of agricultural law.