In light of the recent storms Ophelia and Brian, landowners might wonder who has the duty to repair their boundary fences.

Senior associate Ed Cracknell appears in The Sunday Times Home Experts advising on what action to take in the event of fallen fence panels.

Ed is a senior associate solicitor in the property litigation team and specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, business lease renewals, dilapidations claims and contentious leasehold enfranchisement. Other specialisms include adverse possession, restrictive covenants and rights of way. Ed also advises in relation to the renewal and termination of telecoms leases.

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