Housing Management & Property Litigation Brief – Wales: Issue 2


Welcome to the brand new edition of our Housing Management & Property Litigation brief tailored to Welsh Registered Social Landlords!

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Featured articles are listed below:


The Leaseholder Support Scheme: The headlines

Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, landlords and building owners across the UK have been assessing the construction of their building stock and particularly the external wall systems and fire safety of the same.

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Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016: 10 Important Changes

We set out 10 important changes being introduced by the Act to help landlords prepare for implementation.

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Re-cap: What is the Public Sector Equality Duty (‘PSED’)?

It is the duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (‘EA 2010’) and it applies to public authorities, or bodies who are not public authorities but who exercise a public function.

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Shot across the bows for ‘No Win, No Fee’ disrepair solicitors

Devonshires acted for Eastlight Community Homes in successfully defending a disrepair case in which the judge was highly critical of the actions of the tenant’s ‘No Win No Fee’ solicitors.

Read our article on this for Welsh RSLs in our Wales Brief.


Data Reform Bill: An end to the SAR as litigation weapon?

Subject access requests (SARs) can often be a costly, complex and burdensome process for data controllers. In particular, there is an increasing pattern of SARs being used as an improper alternative to pre-action disclosure.

Read our article on this for Welsh RSLs in our Wales Brief.


Spotlight on…Sara Mondon

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