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December 18, 2018 ECHR conclusively rules out the employment of Article 8 defences in possession proceedings between private individuals

Alistair Cantor considers the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in FJM v United Kingdom, App No 76202/16 which conclusively rules out the employment of Article 8 defences in possession proceedings between private individuals The facts FJM was a vulnerable individual suffering from mental health disorders.  She became the assured shorthold tenant of […]

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 […]