London Borough of Lambeth v Loveridge  EWCA Civ 494
We are appallingly late with this one, and have no excuse. But this case has just been given permission by the Supreme Court, so this is a good moment to make amends.
Mr L was the secure tenant of Lambeth. Lambeth unlawfully evicted him. Mr L was on an extended visit abroad, Lambeth apparently didn’t know about it. The rent was paid but Lambeth decided Mr L might have died in the property and forced entry. Despite the total absence of a deceased Mr L, Lambeth cleared his belongings out of the flat and re-let it. Mr L claimed for … Read the full post