Winter Weather Precautions

Arthur J Gallagher who are the brokers for our buildings insurance have produced some really useful guidance outlining winter weather precautions. Property damage caused by the escape of water from frozen pipes and other equipment can be extremely costly in both...

Landlord not liable until notice of defect

  O’Brien and Another v. Robinson [1973] 2 W.L.R. 393 House of Lords HL Please see this article for more in-depth analysis of repairing duties including this case. Lord Reid, Lord Morris of Borth-Y-Gest, Lord Diplock, Lord Simon of Glaisdale and Lord Cross of...

Must landlord install safety glass?

Alker v Collingwood Housing Association – [2007] 2 EGLR 43 Court of Appeal, Laws, Carnwath and Moore-Bick L.JJ. February 7, 2007 The claimant tenant occupied premises owned by the defendant landlord. Her tenancy agreement required the landlord to repair and...