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Litigation Webinar: 28th January

News article published on: 19th January 2021

POWER IN NUMBERS: WHEN THREE OR MORE IS NOT A CROWD! Thursday 28th January 5:00pm – 6:00pm Join this webinar to find out more about group actions. In particular the circumstances […]

EU Nationals with Pre-Settled Status entitled to benefits and housing

News article published on: 23rd December 2020

Court Judgment means EU Nationals with Pre-Settled Status can access benefits and housing On 18 December 2020 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of R (Fratila […]

Osbornes win landmark Appeal in Housing case

News article published on: 22nd December 2020

The housing team at Osbornes have won a landmark appeal which has the potential to impact individuals living in cramped and overcrowded conditions. Favio Flores, 46, and his partner Elba […]

Housing disrepair issues resolved after three years

News article published on: 22nd December 2020

Osbornes were instructed on behalf of a disabled tenant who had been decanted from her temporary accommodation for some three years whilst the local authority carried out repairs which should […]

Eviction from home of vulnerable man during lockdown prevented

News article published on: 22nd December 2020

Osbornes were instructed just before the lockdown to prevent the eviction of a vulnerable man with capacity issues. He had accrued rent arrears of around £10,000 as his benefits had […]

Osbornes applying to Supreme Court in housing possession case

News article published on: 22nd December 2020

In the case of Gateway Housing Association –v- Begum (2) the Court of Appeal recently decided that a tenant must leave the property even though there was confusion as to […]

Young mother secures accommodation after illegal evictions during the pandemic

News article published on: 22nd December 2020

Here at Osbornes we have seen illegal evictions on the increase during this global pandemic. Osbornes have been advising many tenants who have unfortunately found themselves locked out of their […]

Business eviction ban extended

News article published on: 9th December 2020

The Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced today (9th December 2020) that business owners affected by the pandemic will have protection from eviction until the end of March 2021. Earlier this […]

Education provision to age disputed migrants

News article published on: 2nd December 2020

The thorny issue of education provision to age disputed migrants There was an interesting article in The Guardian last week concerning age disputed migrants being denied an education, which prompted […]

Is the delay in the Renters Reform Bill being passed a missed opportunity for much needed updating for landlord and tenant law?

News article published on: 24th November 2020

There have been issues tenants have faced for a long time before pandemic; namely no fault evictions and the other is raising a deposit. In the pipeline for this year […]

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