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Real Estate & Property Law
Personal Injury
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners interested in the latest developments under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957. It provides an overview of recent cases relating to the extent of a landlord's liability under the Act and the circumstances within which a landlord may face liability under the Defective Premises Act 1972.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the common duty of care under the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 is and when it applies;
  • Have considered some recent developments under the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957;
  • Be aware of the duty of care placed on landlords as set out under section 4 of the Defective Premises Act 1972.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Alexander v Freshwater Properties Ltd & Anor [2012] EWCA Civ 1048;
  • Cavalier v Pope [1906] AC 428;
  • Defective Premises Act 1972;
  • Gillian Drysdale v Joanne Hedges (2012) QBD;
  • Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 ;
  • Patrick Joseph Hannon v Hillingdon Homes Limited [2012] EWHC 1437 (QB).

In this podcast Adam Gadd from Pump Court Chambers provides an overview of recent cases relating to the extent of a landlord’s duty of care under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 and the circumstances within which a landlord may face liability under the Defective Premises Act 1972.

Date Recorded: 8th November 2012

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