Statutory prohibition on second successions to secure tenancies held to be lawful (London Borough of Haringey v Simawi)

Statutory prohibition on second successions to secure tenancies held to be lawful (London Borough of Haringey v Simawi)

24/10/2018  Local Government analysis: In this case, the High Court was called upon to consider whether the statutory prohibition on second successions to secure tenancies amounted to unlawful discrimination in the enjoyment of a person’s rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) where the first succession occurred following death rather

What is a Debenture?

A Debenture is essentially an agreement by a company to pay to the lender any money owing on the terms on which the company has already agreed under the charges over individual properties etc. The company’s promises to repay, insure, repair etc are repeated in the Debenture so the bank can operate its rights under

Equal Civil Partnership

Equal Civil Partnership

A campaign to overturn a ban on heterosexual couples being allowed to enter into civil partnership has unanimously been ruled by the Supreme Court as being incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Section 1 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 restricts civil partnership to same-sex couples. This means that a heterosexual couple do