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Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Residential Property
Housing & Property
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This two-part podcast series with Housing and Property specialist Andrew Brookes from Anthony Gold provides an overview of possession claims and advises residential landlords on how best to prepare for court.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be familiar with the means by which a landlord can seek possession of a residential property;
  • Know the formal requirements for possession depending on the different type of tenancy;
  • Be aware of the different types of possession procedure available;
  • Understand the differences between ground 8 and ground 10 claims for possession;
  • Know what evidence a landlord will need in order to prove his entitlement to a possession order;
  • Know what should be included in the particulars of claim;
  • Have considered the court hearing and the factors the court will take into account;
  • Be aware of some of the common problems that can occur on possession day and know how to respond to some of these issues;
  • Understand the costs consequences for landlords in possession cases.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • North British Housing Association v Matthews [2004] EWCA Civ 1736;
  • Coltrane v Day [2003] EWCA Civ 342.

In this two-part CPDcast series Andrew Brookes, Partner and Head of the Housing and Property Dispute Resolution department at Anthony Gold, discusses possession hearings and advises on how landlords can best prepare for court.

Date recorded: 7th February 2012

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