Highway Law Issues with Commercial Property

Highway Law Issues with Commercial Property

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Course Overview

Given that the word highway encompasses diverse types of way or path e.g. footpaths, bridleways and carriageways, this can be a tricky area for commercial property practitioners to tackle.

During this bite size session, property expert Hannah Mackinlay will discuss and provide viewers with guidance on the following areas:

Upgrading a private street to a highway

Disputes over the extent of the highway

Section 278 agreements

Ownership of the subsoil

The 'Ad Medium Filum' rule

Stopping up of the highway & effect of stopping up on private rights of way

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the position regarding roads that have not been adopted
  • • Understand who is responsible for highway maintenance
  • • Have considered the issues surrounding privately maintainable highways

What is the target audience?

  • Commercial property practitioners


About Instructor - Hannah Mackinlay

Hannah Mackinlay qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and has worked at a senior level for major firms such as Pinsents and Shoosmiths, and also local authorities. As well as acting for major landowners, local authorities, development agencies, national house builders, banks, building societies and PLCs, she has also dealt with the rank and file high street commercial leases and small developer. In 1995 she obtained a Masters Degree in Environmental Law and for a while specialised in the area of contaminated land issues and Waste Management. She was a member of the National Council of the UK Environmental Law Association. Since 2003 she has focussed on CPD training to the profession and has lectured widely on the subject of residential and commercial property, property development, overage, and Stamp Duty Land Tax and recently set up www.propertylaw.guru  as a resource centre for conveyancers.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    10 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page