Proud sponsors of SHLA’s Annual Conference 2024

St Ives is once again taking part in this excellent conference. As well as being sponsors this year, our own Richard Dewsbery is a guest speaker. For more information on the conference, please click here. ... Continue Reading

Applications for Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions and Gang-Related Violence Injunctions – changes to the N16A – Richard Dewsbery

Richard Dewsbery provides a reminder of a recent change to the Civil Procedure Rules, requiring claimants seeking an antisocial behaviour injunction to include mandatory information about the availability ... Continue Reading

Gangs and Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions – Standard of Proof – Jane Talbot

Jane Talbot discusses the recent Supreme Court decision in Jones v Birmingham City Council in which the applicable standard of proof in gang and anti social behaviour injunction cases was challenged. To vi... Continue Reading

Lesbian Visibility Week

Head of Chambers, Elizabeth Isaacs KC, is featured in an article in DIVA Magazine, the world’s leading magazine for LGBTQIA women and non-binary people. The article is entitled “Legally Lesbian... Continue Reading

Goodbye to no fault evictions

Jane Talbot discusses the proposed housing reform contained in the Queen’s Speech including the long anticipated Renters Reform Bill. To view the article please click here. To view Jane Talbot’... Continue Reading

“Forensic Disaster”? – an Analysis of Rosebery Housing Association Ltd v Williams & Anor (2021) EW Misc 22 (CC)

Aadhithya Anbahan considers the recent County Court decision in Rosebery Housing Association Ltd v Williams & Anor [2021] EW Misc 22 and discusses the impact and implications of the judgment on landlo... Continue Reading

Block listings are a thing of the past. The plan, post possession stay, has been announced.

In this article Jane Talbot reviews the Master of the Rolls Working Party recommendations on dealing with possession cases after the stay is lifted. Block listings are out and are replaced by Review and Su... Continue Reading

Order means Order! Sangha v Amicus Finance Plc [2020] and setting aside orders for possession by Aadhithya Anbahan

Order means Order! Aadhithya Anbahan provides a case law update on the recent authority of  Sangha v Amicus Finance Plc (2020) EWHC 1074 (Ch)  and discusses applications to set aside possession orders. ... Continue Reading

Updated non-statutory guidance for landlords and tenants by Jane Talbot

In this article Jane Talbot discusses the recently updated non-statutory guidance for landlords and tenants published to coincide with the extended stay and new notice period provisions. To view the articl... Continue Reading

UPDATE Possession Proceedings Stay and Notice Requirements

It seems that it is a daily task to check to see if the position regarding possession proceedings has changed from the day before.  This article is an update to my last article ‘Ban on evictions and not... Continue Reading