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Housing Law | Friday 8 December 2023

Amendments introduced by Renters (Reform) Bill extend liability for Rent Repayment Orders "RRO" to Superior Landlords

Edward Fitzpatrick and Tim Baldwin are members of the Housing Team at Garden Court Chambers.

Tim Baldwin Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Wednesday 1 March 2023

Supreme Court gives important ruling on liability of 'superior landlords' for Rent Repayment Orders

Ed Fitzpatrick and Tim Baldwin of the Garden Court Housing Team represented the Appellants, instructed pro bono by Simon Mullings of Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre.

Tim Baldwin Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Wednesday 25 January 2023

Supreme Court to hear appeal concerning whether Rent Repayment Orders can only be made against an immediate landlord or whether a superior landlord can also be liable

Edward Fitzpatrick and Tim Baldwin of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team representing the appellants.

Tim Baldwin Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Wednesday 16 December 2020

Overcrowding, children getting older and ‘deliberate acts’

Our Edward Fitzpatrick of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team represented the Flores family, instructed by Osbornes Solicitors LLP.

Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Tuesday 15 December 2020

No “temporal leeway” in considering out of borough placement

Blog by Connor Johnston. Ed Fitzpatrick and Sophie Caseley of the Garden Court Housing Team acted for the Respondent Ms Broderick.

Connor Johnston Sophie Caseley Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Friday 13 November 2020

Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) finds Superior Landlords can be liable for Rent Repayment Orders in test case ruling

Edward Fitzpatrick of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team was instructed by Justice for Tenants pro bono.

Edward Fitzpatrick

Housing Law | Thursday 27 August 2020

Housing Law Handbook: A Practical Guide (Law Society, 2nd edition)

Edited by Stephen Cottle. Contributors: Tim Baldwin, Adrian Berry, Tessa Buchanan, Sophie Caseley, Justine Compton, Sebastian Elgueta, Ed Fitzpatrick, Kevin Gannon, Adrian Marshall Williams, David Renton, Desmond Rutledge and Marina Sergides.

Housing Law | Tuesday 15 October 2019

Garden Court Housing Team responds to Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government consultation on 'A new deal for renters'

The Garden Court Housing Team welcomes the government’s proposal to abolish no fault evictions (based on s.21 Housing Act 1988).

Liz Davies KC Tessa Buchanan Irena Sabic KC Marc Willers KC Maria Moodie Desmond Rutledge Stephen Cottle Tim Baldwin Adrian Berry Marina Sergides Kevin Gannon David Renton Sophie Caseley Catherine O'Donnell Bethan Harris Navida Quadi Hannah Rought-Brooks Alex Grigg

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