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County Court 223X100 05/08/2016

Gareth-Lee Smith, advocate on the Midlands Circuit, provides an over view of the High Court’s decision in Stephen Paul Grant & Anthony Malcolm Cork v Ronald Charles Henry Baker [2016] EWHC 1782 (Ch)

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Dear or No Deal?

Seal 275X100 29/07/2016

Antonella Orazzo, advocate on the South Western circuit, considers the recent case of Hurry Narain Purrunsing v A' Court & Co (A firm) and House Owners Conveyancers Limited [2016] EWHC 1528 (Ch), which brings to a halt the short-lived celebrations of Claimants as recovering additional costs under Part 36 becomes more arduous.

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Lender Beware

County Court 275X100 24/06/2016

Gareth-Lee Smith, advocate on the Midlands Circuit, revisits the case of Alexander Building Society, following the recent Judgment of the Court of Appeal.

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Mandatory Means Mandatory

Seal 275X100 17/06/2016

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from a tenant who had argued that before the court of first instance made a possession order against her, on mandatory grounds, it should have considered whether such an order was proportionate with reference to her right to a family and private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”).

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