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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 10, 2018 Is HHJ Dight’s decision in Murdoch v Amesbury, that the FtT has no jurisdiction to resolve boundary disputes on an application to determine a boundary, good law ? No, says Morgan J in Lowe v William Davis Limited [2018] UKUT 0206 (TCC).

I have been keeping a close eye on this one, for reasons which will be obvious if you read the judgment! The jurisdiction of the Land Registration Division of the FtT is limited by the scope of ‘the matter’ referred to it by HM Land Registry. HHJ Dight’s decision in Murdoch v Amesbury [2016] UKUT […]