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  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  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  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.