News and articles in property law

Landlords Still Affected by Gas Safety Requirements

March 21, 2019

Michael Grant discusses the recent County Court appeal of Trecarrel House Limited v Rouncefield, HHJ Carr, County Court sitting at Exeter, 13 February 2019 (unreported) A year on from the County Court appeal decision in Caridon Property Ltd v Monty Shooltz courts appear not to be dissenting from the detailed reasoning given by HHJ Luba QC, the recent County Court case of Trecarrel House Limited v Rouncefield proving no exception.

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Creepy cobweb covered window of and old abandoned house

Recovering Abandoned Premises – Dramatic Legal Changes

May 1, 2018

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduced dramatic new changes to the law on recovering abandoned premises. Michael takes a detailed look at the current legal position and compares this with the new mechanism for recovering possession prescribed by the 2016 Act.

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