Coronavirus Act 2020: Landlord and Tenant Update

James Culverwell explains the temporary emergency provisions affecting all landlords and tenants as a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Property: Pease v Carter & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 175

Dominic Bright discusses whether a typographical error invalidates a possession order or if the test of the reasonable recipient provide protection against invalidation in relation to the case of Pease v Carter & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 175.

Property: The Right to be Nosey

Adam Swirsky explains how the law of nuisance cannot be used to protect privacy rights in light of the recent case of Fearn & others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2020] EWCA Civ 104.

MORTGAGE: right of receivers to possession of mortgaged property

Are receivers appointed by a mortgagee entitled to claim possession against resident mortgagors?

Does the FTT have jurisdiction to decide the extent of a party’s beneficial interest? Hallman v Harkins [2019] UKUT 0245 (LC)

The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chambers) has answered a very important practical question about beneficial interests – despite being able to determine whether a party has a beneficial interest in land, the First-tier Tribunal has no jurisdiction to quantify it.

Housing Allocation and Religion: R (aoa Z and others) v LB Hackney, Agudas Israel Housing Association Limited [2019] EWCA Civ, 1099, 27 June 2019

S. 29 Equality Act 2010 (‘EqA’) prohibits service providers from discriminating, whether directly or indirectly, in relation to a protected characteristic such as ethnicity or religion.