All the blog posts, most recent first

 

Timing is everything

When does the main housing duty under s. 193, Housing Act 1996 to provide suitable accommodation to 'successful' homeless applicants, who currently are in a property, take effect?  Such a simple and important question; such tortured authorities,...

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Conceptualising damages for housing conditions – they don’t add up.

Conceptualising damages for housing conditions – they don’t add up.

We don't often run 'think-pieces' (this may be too generous a description), at least not when unattached to new case law, but the ongoing transformation of 'disrepair' into 'housing conditions' claims has got me (and I know others who write here)...

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Job ad – Sheffield

Shelter Housing Litigation Solicitor £37,030 pa + excellent benefits including flexible working and 30 days holiday Sheffield Closing date: 8 March 2020 at 11.30 pm. Interview date: 23rd or 24th March If you’re an experienced Solicitor or Barrister...

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Job ad – Putney

Russell-Cooke LLP (Putney office) Russell-Cooke LLP are looking for a full time Legal Assistant (paralegal) for their Housing and Property Litigation team. This Top 100 Law firm has an excellent reputation in both Housing and Property Litigation...

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A very short consultation

The UT(LC) is consulting on a new Practice Direction for appeals and cases in the UT. The draft appears to have gone online on 20 January 2020 and the deadline is 31 January 2020. You can find it here. If you  have a few moments then it's very much...

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