Supreme Court victory for Garden Court in domestic violence case

Wednesday 26 January 2011

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Stephen Knafler QC represented the Women's Aid Federation of England in the Supreme Court in their successful intervention in the case of Yemshaw v Hounslow LBC [2011] UKSC 3. The case establishes that "domestic violence" in the Housing Act 1996 includes psychological and related forms of domestic abuse.

To read the full judgment, click here.

Stephen Knafler QC is a member of the Garden Court Housing Team.


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