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Civil Justice Council decides against new housing court

The Civil Justice Council (CJC) has decided not to back a new housing court to deal with all property disputes, despite support for the move among lawyers in the sector. Instead it recommended flexible deployment of judges to avoid a “multiplicity of proceedings”.

May 23rd, 2016 | No Comments »

Court of Appeal: Tenants on small claims track can be ordered to pay more than costs of issue

County courts can order tenants on the small claims track (SCT) to pay more than the costs of issuing the claim, the Court of Appeal has ruled. A district judge decided the landlord could recover no more than £200,

August 6th, 2015 | No Comments »

Irwin Mitchell predicts rise in dilapidation disputes as office leases come to an end

The number of dilapidation disputes will rise further as office leases covering 1.4bn square feet of office feet in London expire next year, Irwin Mitchell has predicted.

December 17th, 2014 | No Comments »