With many stuck at home 24/7 due to the COVID pandemic, neighbours' foibles that went unnoticed before have started to niggle.

In a survey of six law firms, The Sunday Times reveals the six most common neighbour disputes in the UK and provided a few expert tips on how to resolve them.

Russell-Cooke partner Ed Cracknell explains that it is far better to find a practical solution than a legal one.

Common neighbour disputes and how to resolve them without going to court is available to read on The Times website via subscription.

Ed is a partner in the property and housing litigation team. He specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, business lease renewals, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, and dilapidations claims.