Tag Archives: section 21

The lessons to learn from Superstrike

The facts of the recent Superstrike v Rodrigues Court of Appeal case don’t on the face of it appear the be applicable to tenancies granted after the tenancy deposit scheme legislation came into force in April 2007. The case concerned … Continue reading

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Tenancy Deposit Schemes: A New Dawn?

Regular readers will know that I have blogged about Tenancy Deposit Schemes a number of times before, in particular regarding the series of cases that came before the senior courts over the last couple of years which blunted the sanctions … Continue reading

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Why won’t my tenant leave after the section 21 notice expires?

I have seen a recent up turn in the number of landlords having to issue possession proceedings against their tenants after the expiry of a section 21 notice.  There is a common theme in these claims. The response of the … Continue reading

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Were you listening?

It has taken me a little while to blog about my radio appearance as immedietely afterwards I had to prepare for a two day trial at the beginning of this week on the question of “it is a lease or … Continue reading

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Civil Court Fees Increased

From 4 April 2011 Civil Court Fees went up which will affect most types of possession claim.  The key increases to note are: Accelerated Possession Claims: up from £150 to £175.00 Standard Procedure Possession Claims: up from £150 to £175.00 Bailiff … Continue reading

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