To celebrate 70 years since the introduction of legal aid in Britain, Justice Alliance have published Legal Aid Matters which contains short pieces on 70 of the most important cases funded by legal aid.
Elmbridge, Runnymede and Spelthorne Councils have carried out a consultation (ended 31 July 2019) about boat dwellers who do not have a licence or who overstay time on temporary moorings. One of the proposals is to bring into force a Public Spaces Protection Order banning such boat dwellers from the area of the boroughs. You can find the consultation details here: http://mygov.elmbridge.gov.uk/documents/s24122/Unauthorised%20moorings.pdf For CLP’s response to this consultation – click read more.
What happens when a landlord wants to evict a tenant for anti-social behaviour (ASB) having already obtained an order for possession on the ground of rent arrears?
The landlord will usually ask the court to consider whether or not to suspend the warrant in light of the allegations of ASB, even if the court would be prepared to suspend the warrant in light of the rent arrears.
Many in the housing law world have been awaiting the decision in this case with interest, as it has potentially far reaching implications for homeless applicants and local authorities alike.
7 June 2013 – Ms Samuels made an application as homeless to Birmingham City Council (“BCC”)
This site is in the Green Belt and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). A previous enforcement notice and planning appeal had been dismissed by the Secretary of State in 2014. Guildford Borough Council (GBC) then declined to determine subsequent planning applications made in 2017 and 2018. So there was nothing in the pipeline in terms of any outstanding application/appeal when the injunction application was heard earlier this year.
This is an update to our report below in this section about the High Court judgment in the case of LB Bromley v Persons Unknown & London Gypsies and Travellers (LGT). In giving her final order, Mulcahy J has given…
The Community Law Partnership (“CLP”) is a firm of solicitors in Birmingham City Centre specialising in Housing, Community Care, and Public Law.
In the case of Gzala Saddique v Zarina Begum and Muhammad Munir we have successfully represented our client to set aside two transfers of the legal estate of her property on grounds of duress and undue influence so as to gain full legal title.
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