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July 2016

Welcome to the July Edition of the Round Up!

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Erol Topal discusses the issue of whether a court is required to consider the issue of proportionality in a claim for possession by a private landlord following the Supreme Court decision of MacDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v McDonald and others [2016] UKSC 28 .

Derek Kerr considers suspended possession orders in light of the Court of Appeal decision in City West Housing Trust v Massey and Manchester & District HA v Roberts [2016] EWCA Civ 704.

Can you duck oral anti-variation clauses?  Richard Hayes comments on this issue following the Court of Appeal decision in MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 553.

Finally, David Sawtell considers the jurisdiction of an adjudicator to hear a dispute about a settlement agreement arising from a construction claim. 

The Round-up 2016