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The Times publishes apology to Sultan Choudhury OBE and agrees to pay damages for libellous imputation on its free site

The Times Newspaper has today published an apology, amended its article and agreed to pay libel damages and legal costs to the former CEO of Al Rayan Bank, Mr Sultan Choudhury OBE for wrongly suggesting that he held extremist views. […]

Eviction During Lockdown – This Is The Law For Landlords & Tenants

The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in Arkin v Marshall [2020] EWCA Civ 620 in which it held that the stay on possession proceedings imposed by Practice Direction 51Z (“PD 51Z”) is lawful and will only be lifted in exceptional […]

What are sections 24-28 of the landlord and tenant act?

Section 24 of the Landlord and Tenant Act provides that a tenancy shall not come to an end unless terminated by the provisions if the Landlord and Tenant Act. The tenant under the Landlord and Tenant Act may apply for […]

Court Stops An Inheritor From Evicting A Ninety Year Old Man  

The plight of people being forced to move from their homes due to not being provided for in a Will is an ancient one.  In two of Jane Austin’s books, namely Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, being evicted […]

Take Your Time: High Court Allows Claim Despite A Delay of Almost 26 Years

If one ever needed proof that certain types of legal cases turn entirely on their facts, the case of Bhusate v Patel and others [2019] EWHC 470 (Ch) fits the bill perfectly.  In early March 2019, Chief Master Marsh allowed an […]

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