David Smith of Anthony Gold Solicitors reports on a new case which will make landlords responsible for keeping outside areas in repair even if they are not notified by tenants
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
A new tenancy deposit case from the Court of Appeal regarding tenancy deposits which were taken by landlords prior to the regulations coming into force
Spencer v. Taylor from the Court of Appeal is now the go to case on the interpretation of the section 21. But what does it mean and do we still need to have a saving clause in our notices?
Getting an order for possession is not enough. In this case the landlord is heavily fined for changing the locks without using the court bailiff
Drafting section 8 notices can be tricky as this Court of Appeal decision shows. Discussing the issues in drafting eviction notices for rent arrears claims
The Court of Appeal’s new interpretation of section 21 in Spencer v. Taylor – which is good news for landlords