Dispute Resolution

  • Housing Management Standard for Anti Social Behaviour

    Housing Management Standard for Anti Social Behaviour

    The Chartered Institute of Housing, HouseMark and Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group issued a draft new housing management standard for dealing with anti social behaviour on 23rd March 2011. The standard would be a useful tool to… Read More

  • Pinnock MkII – A further ruling on proportionality

    Pinnock MkII – A further ruling on proportionality

    Following the recent decision in Pinnock, the Supreme Court has recently decided 3 more cases which both seem to support the Pinnock ruling and add to it. The three cases in question were (1) Hounslow LBC v Powell; (2) Leeds City Council… Read More

  • ASB Review

    ASB Review

    Just a reminder that the Consultation for the ASB review remains open until the 3rd May 2011. Responses are invited from members of the public as well as organisations, and can be made online through the Home Office website at the link… Read More

  • Evidence in Committal Proceedings

    Evidence in Committal Proceedings

    Consolidated Contractors International Co SAL (2) Consolidated Contractors (Oil and Gas) Co SAL v Munib Masri [2011] EWCA Civ 21 (Sir Anthony May (President QB), Smith LJ, Aikens LJ) 21/1/2011 The Civil Procedure Rules (PD 32 para 4.2)… Read More

  • Gangbos are Go!

    Gangbos are Go!

    Coming in the wake of Theresa May's announcement of a pulling of powers for tackling Anti Social Behaviour last July, the Coalition's decision to continue with the previous government plans to introduce the Gangbo came as… Read More