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.

The Right to Rent: Discrimination in the Housing Market

R (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department v Residential Landlords Association, Equality and Human Rights Commissions, Liberty [2019] EWHC 452 (Admin), 1 March 2019

The Electronic Communications Code – Flying lines and the Court’s power to impose agreement

The Digital Economy Act 2017 introduced a new Electronic Communications Code (“the ECC”) which took effect from 28 December 2017. The ECC grants statutory undertakers, such as BT or other service providers, the power to exercise rights over land provided that they comply with certain conditions and criteria.

Possession Proceedings and the Public Sector Equality Duty

In Powell v Dacorum Borough Council [2019] EWCA Civ 23 (24 January 2019) the Court of Appeal has considered the Public Sector Equality Duty (‘PSED’) under S. 149 Equality Act 2010 (‘EqA’) in the context of possession proceedings.