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October 30, 2018 Adrian Davis examines the High Court’s decision in The London Borough of Haringey v Mukhlis Simawi and Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (Interested Party) [2018] EWHC 2733 (QB)

Adrian Davis examines the High Court’s decision in The London Borough of Haringey v Mukhlis Simawi and Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (Interested Party) [2018] EWHC 2733 (QB), in which the defendant complained that the ‘one succession rule’ contained in section 87-88 of the Housing Act 1985 breached his rights under […]

October 25, 2018 Can a licensing authority place limits on what sort of person can occupy a house of multiple occupation? Yes, rules the Supreme Court.

Alistair Cantor considers the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Nottingham City Council v Parr [2018] UKSC 51, which conclusively establishes licensing authorities’ powers to limit HMOs occupation to certain classes of person through use of licensing conditions under the Housing Act 2004.  References in bold square brackets are to paragraphs of the Supreme […]

September 20, 2018 Toby Bishop summarises the recent judgment in Re Bhusate (deceased) [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch)

Toby Bishop summarises Re. Kashinath Bhusate (deceased) [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch) in which Chief Master Marsh delivered welcome guidance for estates, trusts and property lawyers on three issues: (1) whether the inferred and imputed common intention constructive trust analysis extends beyond the domestic consumer context to matters following an intestacy; (2) what the limitation period is […]