Property: Trecarrell House Ltd -v- Rouncefield [2020] EWCA Civ 760

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 [2020] EWCA Civ 760

Stare decisis: Booth & Anor v R [2020] EWCA Crim 575

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 [2020] EWCA Crim 575.

Property: R (aoa Fisher) v Durham County Council [2020] EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020

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 [2020] EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020.

Covid-19, frustration, and force majeure

Richard Colbey analyses how Covid-19 will give rise to more frustrated contracts which are likely to be governed by force majeure.

International: Mohamed v Breish & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 637

Dominic Bright explores what the aspects, scope, and effect of the one voice principle in relation to the case of Mohamed v Breish & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 637.