Ken is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution team with a focus on rural and agricultural disputes.

Ken advises on contentious legal issues and represents parties to litigation in the courts and tribunals. 

Ken’s areas of specialism include:

Rural property law issues including Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies, rights of way, prescriptive easements, adverse possession, trespass and restrictive covenants.

Disputes over ownership of property and other assets.

Contract disputes, including land development contracts and farming-related commercial agreements.



  • Advising private and institutional landowners on accessing and recovering possession of development land under Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies.
  • Advising institutional landowners on implementing carbon-capture and biodiversity enhancement schemes on large scale tenanted landholdings.
  • Advising private and institutional landowners on issues such as overage, enforcement of restrictive covenants and reverter provisions.
  • Advising directors of a family company in a dispute over control and ownership of the company and its assets.
  • Acting for a private individual in the Land Registration Tribunal in a dispute over the existence of various rights of way.
  • Advising on issues such as adverse possession, boundary demarcation, “double registration”, and Land Registry procedure where they arise in the course of a property sale.
  • Acting for a landowner in an investigation by HMRC into liability for Landfill Tax.
  • Acting for a landowner to remove a long-term trespasser who was using land for illegal dumping and burning.
  • Acting for a landowner to enforce restrictive covenants against the new owner of an adjoining property.
  • Advising trustees and beneficiaries on trust structure and trustees duties.