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Gell v 32 St John’s Road (Eastbourne) Management Company Ltd [2021] – Service Charge Claim

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Author: Andrew Olins

The management company brought a claim against the tenant for unpaid service charge. The tenant service a defence and counterclaim...

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Minister v Hathaway – Landlord and Tenant Dispute

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Author: Andrew Olins

The appellant tenant had an assured shorthold tenancy of a property pursuant to a 1-year tenancy granted on 19 March...

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Defending Ground 8 Possession Claims Post-Pandemic

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Author: Andrew Olins

Ground 8, Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1988: Both at the date of the service of the notice under...

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No Margin For Error – CPO Claim Limitation Period

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Author: Andrew Olins

In Land and Estate Developments UK Ltd v Nottingham City Council [2021], the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has provided guidance on the...

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Build To Rent

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Author: Steven Hayward

As demand for rental properties outstrips supply and the sales market continues to price out first time buyers, increasing pressure...

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Testamentary Capacity: Can You Still Bank on Banks – v – Goodfellow?

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Author: Paul Grimwood

The recent case of Clitheroe -v- Bond has looked again at the question of whether in terms of assessing testamentary...

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Residential Property Developer Tax

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Author: Andrew Olins

There is currently a government consultation inviting comments on a new tax on residential property developers which will also extend...

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Ringfencing, Restrictions and Recovery – forfeiture moratorium extended until 25 March 2022

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Author: Andrew Olins

On Wednesday 16 June, the UK government extended the current forfeiture moratorium for commercial tenants until 25 March 2022. This...

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The Building Safety Bill

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Author: Andrew Olins

The Building Safety Bill has just been published. This is a brief overview of the Bill. As readers will know,...

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