When bringing possession proceedings against a tenant, you not only need to get the order for possession. You also need to physically evict the tenants (if they fail to move out) the proper way - via … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
When evicting a tenant you need to serve the correct eviction notice first. You need to get this notice right otherwise you can lose your case. Or, like the landlords in a recent case, you may be … [Read more...]
I am still slightly in shock after reading about the new section 21 case on the Nearly Legal website. It brings in a big change - a very welcome one for landlords. In fact for landlords, Christmas … [Read more...]
Sometimes, bringing a claim in the civil courts is not enough to get repair work actually done. For example, housing specialist solicitors Anthony Gold have just successfully prosecuted Lambeth … [Read more...]
New cases on the unfair terms regulations are quite rare - those from the European Court even more so. So its very interesting to have a European decision. Brusse and Garabito v Jahani Ltd  … [Read more...]
The Superstrike case on tenancy deposit protection, which burst onto the legal landscape a couple of weeks ago (and which I initially reported on here) seems to have caused quite a furore among the … [Read more...]