‘A Practical Guide to Rights Over Airspace and Subsoil’ by Daniel Gatty


Paperback: 978-1-912687-25-1
Published: November 2019
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A practical and concise but thorough survey of the many legal issues affecting airspace and subsoil.  The areas covered by the book will include freehold and leasehold ownership, easements, manorial rights, conveyancing and land registration, leasehold enfranchisement, adverse possession, minerals and developing above and below existing buildings.


Daniel Gatty is a barrister at Gatehouse Chambers (formerly Hardwicke). He specialises in disputes about property, especially real property and commercial landlord and tenant and also mortgages and secured lending.  In addition to practising at the Bar, he is an experienced mediator and sits as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber, Land Registration).


Chapter One – Freehold Ownership of Airspace and Subsoil
Chapter Two – Leasehold Ownership of Airspace and Subsoil
Chapter Three – Conveyancing and Land Registration
Chapter Four – Easements Affecting Airspace and Subsoil
Chapter Five – Leasehold Enfranchisement and Statutory Rights of First Refusal
Chapter Six – Mines, Minerals and Manorial Rights
Chapter Seven – Fracking
Chapter Eight – Adverse Possession
Chapter Nine – Building Above and Below Existing Buildings