The wrong doctors

R(Al-Ali) v Brent LBC (2018) EWHC 3634 (Admin) (not on Bailii. We have seen a judgment and it is also reported in March 2019 Legal Action Housing: recent developments). There is, I think little of legal significance in this judicial review permission decision, but there are some helpful hints for anyone thinking of fabricating evidence. […]

Tenancy deposit alert

Mydeposits.co.uk, which is one of the approved TDS schemes, has issued a press release warning about mytenancydeposits.co.uk, whose site purports to be that of an approved TDS custodial scheme. It isn’t. Any landlord whose deposit is with mytenancydeposits.co.uk has not complied with the requirements of the scheme and may face the 3x penalty. mytenancydeposits.co.uk is […]

On the Naughty Step- allegedly

The CAB in Wales appears to have branched out into inadvertent wealth re-distribution, allegedly by way and end of Dale and Sally Foster now on trial at Swansea County Court. The Fosters ran the CAB office at Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, together. In fact, they were the main paid employees of the branch. What isn’t clear from […]

On the naughty step – on tour

Nearly Legal’s naughty step has recently taken the complicated, slow and interrupted trip from Norwich to North Wales. It is is with reluctance, several changes of train, and a painful recovery of repressed traumatic memory that we now find ourselves in the East Midlands. Yes, Nottingham, home of Robin Hood, who stole from the rich […]