Stuart has mediated the following disputes involving issues between neighbours:
Class action by 150 residents against owners and operators of an animal by-product rendering facility and associated hauliers for odour nuisance.
• Claim by adjoining property owner for breach of statutory and common law duties following unlawful demolition of a listed building.
• Claim against public authority and charitable body neighbours for nuisance and negligent land-management leading to losses of dairy herd allegedly caused by stagnant water accumulating on the claimant’s land.
• Claim by residents against power station for nuisance caused by dust emissions including claims by owner/occupiers and landlords for loss of amenity, loss of capital value and loss of rental value.
• Dispute between church and neighbours over rights of access to church hall.
Dispute between adjoining leaseholders, one a business tenant and the other an agricultural tenant, and both family members, regarding rights of way and boundaries.
Dispute between two neighbours regarding historical boundary lines and a public right of way along the boundary line, including issues of hostile, occasionally violent, behaviour towards each other and towards visitors and delivery drivers.
Dispute between elderly residential neighbours regarding a ransom strip between a garden and open countryside, including issues of allegedly menacing behaviour and reports of air rifle shots being fired.