Eviction in UK Law

  • Stewart and Others v Watts
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 December 2016
    ... ... order the Judge gave directions for a trial on the question whether the Trustees had breached their fiduciary duties in seeking Mrs Watts' eviction ... 17 That trial took place on 18 March 2016. She handed down judgment on 11 May 2016. She made findings of fact on ... ...
  • Places for People Homes Ltd v Sharples
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 July 2011
  • Kay v Lambeth City Council; Leeds City Council v Price
    • House of Lords
    • 08 March 2006
    ... ... immediately prior to them moving onto the land at Spinkwell Lane the family had either been evicted or forced to move under the threat of eviction in excess of 50 times; (b) in May 2004 Kim Maloney had been admitted to the Leeds General Infirmary suffering from exhaustion and stress ... ...
  • Manchester Corpn; v Connolly
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 January 1970
    ... ... Since delay in eviction from the site is what is really sought by the Defendants, to do so would be to give to wrongdoers the fruit of their wrongdoing, although judgment in ... ...
  • Lewisham London Borough Council v Malcolm
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 July 2007
    ... ... 44 It is common ground that where a landlord seeks a possession order against the tenant he is subjecting the tenant to eviction or “any other detriment” for the purpose of s 22(3)(c) if that section is otherwise applicable. (c) My conclusions on the interpretation of s ... ...
  • Manchester City Council v Pinnock (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening)
    • Supreme Court
    • 03 November 2010
    ... ... Section) rejected the contention that the reasoning in Connors v UK 40 EHRR 189 , paras 81-83, was "confined only to cases involving the eviction of gypsies or cases where the applicant sought to challenge the law itself rather than its application in his particular case": 47 EHRR 913 , para ... ...
  • Wandsworth London Borough Council v Michalak
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 March 2002
    ... ... Michalak has no right to occupy the premises, and that the council was entitled to treat him as a trespasser and seek a court order for his eviction ... 4 The Human Rights Act defences ... 16 I turn now to Mr Luba's arguments based on ECHR Articles 8 and 14, which form part of ... ...
  • Poplar Housing and Regeneration Community Association Ltd v Donoghue
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 April 2001
    ... ... on behalf of the defendant before the judge was that the notice which had been given did not comply with section 5 of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977. The judge held that section 5 only applied to purely common law notices to quit and not to statutory notices under section 21(4). No appeal ... ...
  • McDonald (by her litigation friend) v McDonald (acting by the joint receivers)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 July 2014
    ... ... 27 The most recent case is Brezec v Croatia [2014] HLR 3 ... The national court made an eviction order. The landlord had been a state corporation but had been privatised. The tenancy was obtained at a time when the property was "socially-owned" ... ...
  • Harrow London Borough Council v Qazi
    • House of Lords
    • 31 July 2003
    ... ... over whether or not the applicant's links with the hotel room were sufficient and continuous enough to make it his 'home' at the time of his eviction". The general approach of the Strasbourg institutions has however been to apply a simple, factual and untechnical test, taking full account of the ... ...
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