Landlord’s Beware!

It has long been established law that a Landlord owes no duty of care at common law in relation to damp and mould caused by a poorly designed property. The ability of a Landlord to identify the required works as an improvement will defeat a tenant’s claim for disrepair.  A recent case is the Magistrates

Court Of Appeal Finds That Article 8 European Convention On Human Rights 1950 Does Not Support Occupier’s Right To A Tenancy Where He Did Not Succeed To A Secure Tenancy

In Thurrock Borough Council -v- Aaron West the Court of Appeal have decided that the grandson of a woman who succeeded to a secure tenancy herself could not rely on human rights grounds to oppose a Possession Order being made against him. On the death of the grandmother the tenancy she held was terminated by