Categories:Real Estate,UK

Mind your manors — registration of manorial rights over your land

By Heather Manning

Manorial rights, the ancient and almost forgotten rights that can be possessed by owning a lordship of a manor, have been brought back into the minds of property owners by recent changes in the law.

The recent changes have meant that such rights now have to be protected by registration. Registration is intended to create transparency for potential purchasers. However, the short-term outcome has been to raise concerns among property owners. The first time many property owners become aware that a third party has made an application to protect right over their land is when they receive notice from the Land Registry.

This briefing provides some background information on manorial rights and considers what a landowner’s options are if he receives a notice relating to manorial rights over his land…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Nabarro briefing.

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