Property: Fixed Charge Receivers

Adam Swirsky discusses how one form of enforcement still available during the Covid-19 Pandemic is the appointment of a fixed charge receiver and what the receiver’s duties are in regard to the case of Centenary Homes -v- Liddell [2020] EWHC 1080.

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

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.

Covideo Updates Ep 1 – Residential Possessions during Coronavirus

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.

Property: What is a “Good Reason” for an extension of time to Appeal under. s204 Housing Act 1996

Adam Swirsky explains what is a good reason for an extension of time to appeal under s.204 Housing Act 1996

Possession Proceedings during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Arkin v Marshall and Practice Directions 51Z

Barbara Zeitler explains the recent Court of Appeal judgment on the validity of Practice Direction 51Z which was made in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.