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Croydon LBC v Kalonga [2020] EWHC 1353 (QB)

11th August 2020

By Sam Madge-Wyld Background The "flexible tenancy" was the latest, and mercifully the last, in a long line of new...

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Rees v Windsor- Clive Rees v Windsor-Clive (as Trustees of the St Fagan’s No 1 and No 2 Trusts) [2020] EWCA Civ 816

17th July 2020

Summary The question whether a right of entry clause permitted a landlord to undertake activities in order to comply with...

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Triplerose Limited v Beattie and Beattie [2020] UKUT 180 (LC)

30th June 2020

Summary A lease that contains a covenant against use other than as a private dwellinghouse is breached where the tenant...

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Trecarrell House Ltd v Rouncefield [2020] EWCA Civ 760

30th June 2020

Summary  The Court of Appeal held that the failure to serve a gas safety certificate on a tenant before the tenant took up...

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Croydon London Borough Council v Kalonga (2020) EWHC 1353 (QB)

30th June 2020

Summary A landlord under a fixed-term flexible tenancy did not have any right to determine the tenancy prior to the expiry...

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Hastings Borough Council v Turner [2020] UKUT 184 (LC)

30th June 2020

Summary A property which was converted into flats before the Building Regulations 1991 came into force, which otherwise...

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London Borough of Hackney v Okoro [2020] EWCA Civ 681

30th June 2020

Summary If possession proceedings were initially “brought” under CPR Part 55, and are not caught by one of the...

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Thierry Fivaz v Marlborough Knightsbridge Management Ltd [2020] UKUT 0138 (LC)

30th June 2020

Summary As a matter of contractual interpretation, the entrance doors to flats were not to be regarded as “landlord’s...

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Jafari v Tareem Limited [2019] EWHC 3119 (Ch)

30th June 2020

Summary The High Court examined the relevance of an offer of compensation to the question of whether a landlord was in...

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Promontoria (Oak) Limited v Emanuel [2020] EWHC 563 (Ch)

28th May 2020

Summary In a possession and money claim brought by the registered assignee of a legal charge, the Appeal Judge found that...

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Lionel Jeffrey Cozens-Smith v Bellway Homes Limited [2019] EWHC 3222 (Ch)

28th May 2020

Summary An application for the approval of reserved matters does not amount to a new application for planning permission. ...

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Pease v Carter [2020] EWCA Civ 175

1st May 2020

Summary The Court of Appeal held that the reasonable recipient test set down in Mannai Investment Co Limited v Eagle Star...

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