Mayfair squatters ordered to leave by high court judge

Sunday 31 May 2015

Jan Luba QC of Garden Court Chambers was interviewed on the BBC News Channel about the law on squatting, following media reports of 40 homeless people evicted from an empty building in Mayfair.

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Jan Luba said:

"People have to be really desperate if they’re going to occupy any form of shelter just to get a roof over their heads...there is a desperate housing crisis."

To view the interview with Jan Luba in full and BBC coverage of the case, click on Squatters: 'We are just trying to survive'

The case was also reported by the Guardian: Mayfair squatters ordered to leave by high court judge.

Jan Luba QC is a member of the Garden Court Housing Team.

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