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Private tenants’ claims – Human Rights won’t wash

The Supreme Court has clarified that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), an individual’s right to respect for private family life and their home, has no bearing on the court’s decision to grant a possession order against a private sector tenant. Fiona McDonald occupied her home under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

Posted in Real Estate News

…And justice for all (who can afford it)

A revolution is taking place in the way that litigants are charged for using the court system and it is shaping up to be a noisy one. Historically, government’s aim has to been to charge court fees on a “cost” basis, designed to cover the cost to the Ministry of Justice of providing the court