This post looks at the case of Jarvis v Evans  EWCA Civ 854 and is written by Justin Bates, who appeared for the landlord. About licensing in Wales Part 1, Housing (Wales) Act 2014, creates a … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
This post is by Robin Stewart of Anthony Gold. Rent repayment orders are now going be significantly larger - that is the effect the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber’s recent decision in Vadamalay v … [Read more...]
This post is written by housing barrister Justin Bates who led for the successful landlord in this case. In Trecarrell House Ltd v Rouncefield the Court of Appeal has held (by 2 to 1) that a … [Read more...]
Landlords and agents have had to carry out right to rent checks under on tenants since 2016 (and in some areas since 2014) - but is the right to rent scheme inherently discriminatory? And if so, is … [Read more...]
From Robin Stewart of Anthony Gold solicitors I wrote in an earlier blog post about some of the complications faced by tenants and by the First-tier Tribunal (“FTT”) when trying to identify who can … [Read more...]
An article by solicitor David Smith. There has been an interesting new decision on the licensing of houses in multiple occupation. In Taylor v Mina An Ltd  UKUT 249 (LC) the Upper … [Read more...]