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June 2013

In this edition James Browne provides a note on his recent successful appearance in the court of appeal in the case of Johnson & Others v Old [2013] EWCA Civ 415, which concerned the meaning of a "deposit" within of s.212(8) and 213(8) of the Housing Act 2004.

Jane Clifton explores the use of the 'Well Maintained Highways' code of practice in light of the case of Devon CC v TR [2013] EWCA Civ 418 and how this affects the statutory duty placed on Highway Authorities under s.41 Highways Act 1980.

Elizabeth Haggerty explores when costs are said to be properly "incurred" under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.  Finally Anthony Connerty comments on the use of Arbitration in Criminal Cases following his appearance in a recent conference in Saudi Arabia.

The Round-up 2013