Focus On: Committal Applications + Sentencing
Wednesday 29th, March 2023
11:00 - 12:00

Focus On: Committal Applications + Sentencing

Focus On: Committal Applications + Sentencing

In the recent case of Lovett v Wigan Borough Council [2022] EWCA Civ 1631, the Court of Appeal outlined guidance on the general principles of sentencing for breach of Injunctions obtained under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.  In this Webinar, Anna Bennett and Victoria Smith will discuss the case and what this means for Registered Providers when considering applying for Injunctive relief in cases involving anti-social behaviour.


Anna Bennett, Partner, Housing Management & Property Litigation

Anna advises and represents clients in all areas of housing management, from claims involving Anti-Social Behaviour, subletting and bogus succession claims, through to disrepair cases and leasehold queries. She has a great deal of expertise in the field, building on years of experience dealing with the whole gambit of challenges that can face Registered Providers.

Outside of litigation and court work, Anna also regularly carries out tenancy reviews and reviews on policy and procedure for her clients.

Victoria Smith, Solicitor, Housing Management & Property Litigation

Vicky act for landlords in both England and Wales, advising on a wide range of housing matters.

Vicky has expertise on the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, advising on changes introduced by the Act and what they mean for landlords. Vicky specialises in disrepair, fitness for human habitation and EPA claims. She also advises landlords in relation to Housing Ombudsman matters, to include updating and drafting policies and procedures.

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