One of my clients has drawn my attention to an interesting forum discussion on tenancy deposit claims here. It seems from this that many Judges (although not all) are taking the view that the fine of … [Read more...]
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As many of you may know, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is involved in litigation with Foxtons Ltd (the letting agents) regarding Foxtons’ refusal to agree that certain terms in their agency … [Read more...]
There is a report of a new tenancy deposit case on the Nearly Legal website. (Piggott v Slaven, Great Grimsby County Court 23 February 2009.) Although this is a County Court decision and therefore … [Read more...]
I have learned from the excellent 'Recent developments in Housing Law' section of Legal Action Magazine, of Ferguson v. Jones (January 2009) a new tenancy deposit case in Birmingham County … [Read more...]
This is a report of a case kindly provided to me by Simon Parrott of Palmers Solicitors (Bedford). I am writing following a recent hearing at Bedford County Court on 28th October, to let you know the … [Read more...]
The Residential Landlords Association is pretty pleased with itself, as it has successfully challenged a claim by a tenant, supported by the CAB, against a landlord who was in breach of the tenancy … [Read more...]