James McHugh and Morgan Brien examine Improvement Notices in relation to Landlords, Local Authorities and their advisers.
The practical session covers:
- What improvement notices are
- The circumstances in which they can be served
- The technical requirements for service under the relevant provisions
- The consequences for breach
- The procedure for appealing improvement notices
James’ housing practice covers a wide variety of litigation including possession proceedings, anti-social behaviour injunctions, tenancy deposits, unlawful eviction and disrepair. He has a particular interest in cases involving discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.
Prior to coming to the bar James worked for a national advice charity and has experience both advising and working with third sector housing providers.
Recent cases he has been involved in include:
Morgan is a member of the Housing Group in Chambers and his practice covers all aspects of housing law including landlord & tenant disputes, anti-social behaviour, unlawful evictions and disrepair claims.
He has appeared in closure order appeals; injunction applications and committal hearings.
Morgan also has experience of dealing with Housing matters with a criminal and regulatory involvement, including offences relating to improvement notices and houses in multiple occupation.