Elizabeth Haggerty provides a refresher on some of the most significant decisions of the past six months, together with potentially important forthcoming judgments
At the time of writing, practitioners (especially those who advise buy-to-let landlords) are awaiting the decision in the Supreme Court of Edwards v Kumarasamy (UKSC 2015/0095). The hearing took place on 5 May 2016 and has significance for all landlords, but especially those who let properties that they do not then intend to inspect (or have inspected) regularly.
As the case stands, the Court of Appeal found that a landlord of a flat...
Elizabeth Haggerty / 3rd Jun 2016
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