Delivered by barrister Rachel Coyle of 36 Civil (The 36
Group), this session will discuss the general principles of unlawful eviction
and harassment and will ensure that viewers understand the difference between
leases and licences. Consideration will be given to how the Protection from
Eviction Act 1977 operates and the way in which the Housing Act 1988 can assist
when valuing damages under sections 27 and 28.
In addition, the following topics and relevant
case law will also be discussed:
Special Damages and the covenant of quiet enjoyment;
Trespass to Goods (Value in Damages) - Tort Act 1977;
Harassment – Protection Harassment Act 1997
o Section 1(1)
(and others) v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police  EWHC 2612 (QB),
o Thomas v News Group Newspapers Ltd  EWCA Civ
1233,  EMLR 78
o Levi v Bates  1 All E.R.
625;  EWCA Civ 206;  E.M.L.R. 22;  3 W.L.R. 769;  2 Cr.
App. R. 19; B2/2013/0584;  WLR(D) 119
o Section 7
§ Robinson v Harman (1848)
1 Ex 850
§ Simmons v Castle (2012)
EWCA Civ 1039
§ Choudhury v Garcia  EWHC 3283 (QB) at .
§ Ramdath v Dudley (1993)
25 HLR 273, CA), 
What are the requirements?
- Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
- This course provides 0.5 - 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).
- On completion of this course will:
- • Have a greater understanding of unlawful eviction and harassment
- • Be familiar with important case law relating to harassment and damages
- • Feel more confident when advising clients on this area of law
What is the target audience?
- Housing law practitioners