Tag: Housing law
Why maladministration claims just got even tougher 🤨⚖️
At a time when coronavirus legislation has softened the duties on local authorities to meet adult social care needs, a recent decision of the High Court has made it harder for claimants to use human rights law to seek compensation for delays and maladministration.
Grenfell fire inquiry Judge engages, despite controversy over past judgment
Theresa May’s appointment of Sir Martin-Moore Bick to chair the inquiry into the tragic Grenfell fire has been criticised by some, but is such criticism justified?
Landlord recovers legal costs from tenant despite no legal action being taken
A recent Upper Tribunal decision has allowed the landlord of a leasehold property to use the service charge to recover the costs of defending against a threatened legal action.
Assessing disrepair: some guidance for landlords and tenants
The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has given some guidance on the assessment of disrepair in landlord and tenant disputes.
End of the line for Article 8 defences in private possession proceedings?
The Supreme Court has just given judgment in the long anticipated case of McDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v […]
Victim of trafficking wins judicial review against refusal of homeless assistance
A victim of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation should usually be considered vulnerable. More so if they […]
Fresh articles on housing, immigration and costs
For those of you interested in civil, housing, immigration & costs law, please visit my publications page where I’ve uploaded […]
Shelter London hub open day
Visitors to @shelter Hub open day v happy to hear about all the services #shelter provide across London! pic.twitter.com/yf5tjty7rB — […]