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Housing appeal to the Supreme Court

17 September, 2018

An application for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court has now been lodged and a decision is awaited. This case was identified by Lord Justice Henderson in the Court of Appeal, when granting permission to appeal in the Court of Appeal to the Respondent, as raising an important point of principle as to the […]

Possession order and warrant set aside

13 August, 2018

Claire Wiles is instructed by the Official solicitor in a possession case as our client lacks capacity. Rent arrears accrued and the local authority landlord sought possession. The client had an outright possession order made against them in their absence and the landlord then sought to enforce by seeking to evict them. We were instructed prior […]

Paragon v Neville

19 February, 2018

GT Stewart act for the tenant Mr Neville. The landlord housing association has just been given permission to appeal in the Court of Appeal. The main argument raised by the Association in this appeal is directed at the correct approach in law in respect of the application of the Equality Act 2010 and in particular […]

Housing and debt legal aid for Cambridgeshire

6 February, 2017

The Legal Aid Agency has granted GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates the contract for providing housing and debt advice in the Cambridgeshire area under the Legal Aid Scheme. The contract will be delivered in partnership with Peterborough Citizens Advice Bureau. We are keen to work with other voluntary organisations in the county and region to […]

Priority Need In Homelessness Cases

31 August, 2016

Our housing team are experts in getting fair outcomes for people who approach their council for help when they become homeless. You can read more about the process and tests for homelessness assistance [here]. In short, a person is owed a full housing duty by the local authority if s/he is eligible for assistance (this relates […]