Failure to attend trial does not mean failure to attend on time23/09/2019
The High Court has drawn a distinction between non-attendance at trial and late attendance at trial.In Akita & Another v The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland  EWHC 1712, Mr Justice Martin Spencer was considering an appeal from Recorder Mitchell’s decision dismissing an applicati…
Consultation on the Abolition of Section 21 and Assured Shorthold Tenancies09/09/2019
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have launched a consultation on the abolition of section 21 Housing Act 1988 and Assured Shorthold Tenancies.
Clarification on Multiple Possession Orders and CPR 39.3(5)26/03/2019
There are a number of interesting legal points arising from the judgment of the Court of Appeal in the matter of Salix Homes v. Mantato  EWCA Civ 445 which will be of particular interest to landlords and mortgagees who have tenants/borrowers with long histories of default.