A Simple Deposit Claim Turns Into Terrible Libel Case

A Simple Deposit Claim Turns Into Terrible Libel Case

​A dispute over dog hairs on a carpet and scratches on a door in a buy to let home ended up in a libel action before the High Court. Landlords Steven and Virginia Grose let the home in Fordingbridge, Hampshire to tenants Stephen and Abigail Owens who argued about...
Modified Proposals for Preventing Retaliatory Evictions in Deregulation Bill

Modified Proposals for Preventing Retaliatory Evictions in Deregulation Bill

Deregulation Bill update. Retaliatory evictions In December 2014, provisions to prevent retaliatory evictions were inserted into the Deregulation Bill which is the same bill being used to address some of the problems created by the tenancy deposit Superstrike case....
Water Authority Section 75 Notice – Leaking Mains Water Pipe

Water Authority Section 75 Notice – Leaking Mains Water Pipe

  We had an interesting notice from our Water authority (Yorkshire Water) just before Christmas and we have just nicely started to deal with it in detail. I thought it was worth this very brief article which is not intended to be our normal legal analysis because...