James Browne explains how landlords can provide a Gas Safety Certificate before or at the same time as the section 21 notice is served then the provisions of s.21A Housing Act 1988 will have been satisfied in reference to the case of Trecarrell House Ltd -v- Rouncefield  EWCA Civ 760
Dominic Bright analyses how the Supreme Court have modified the test for dishonesty and it is now established in the case of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) (trading as Cockfords Club) in all criminal cases highlighted in the case of Booth & Anor -v- R  EWCA Crim 575.
Barbara Zeitler discusses how the Council complied with their duty when serving a Notice to a disabled tenant whose disability caused them to scream and shout words and sentences at night despite not explicitly carrying out a PSED assessment in relation to the High Court case of R (aoa Fisher) -v- Durham County Council  EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020.
Ben Doyle, James Culverwell and Matthew Gillett, junior barristers in our Property team, discuss residential possession proceedings in light of the emergency measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Graeme Kirk examines the recent developments that have centred around preparation for the Johnny Depp trial and particularly issues concerning case management and witness statements.