Six things you need to know about this week’s knotweed ruling

A case concerning Japanese knotweed has potentially big implications for future disputes over invasive plants and contaminated land. Here's what you need to know

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Big landowners should expect an influx of complaints about Japanese knotweed on their land

A Court of Appeal judgement handed down this week has confirmed that landowners are entitled to sue if Japanese knotweed enters their property from a neighbouring piece of land held by another party.

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