Spencer v Taylor

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Course Overview

On 9 December 2013 the legal procedure concerning how a landlord may lawfully evict a tenant using a s.21 Notice was clarified by Lord Justice Lewison in the case of Spencer v Taylor

The Court of Appeal’s judgement in the case of Spencer v Taylor went against grain of the previously accepted view of the requirements and limitations of s.21(1) Notices and as such, this case has had a significant impact on landlord and tenant law.

This course, delivered by David Smith of Anthony Gold Solicitors who acted on behalf of the Landlord (Mr. Spencer), is essential viewing all residential landlord and tenant practitioners as it will provide viewers an in-depth examination of the decision in this case and its implications when advising both landlords and tenants in the future.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have considered the facts of the case of Spencer v Taylor and will be familiar with the Court’s decision
  • • Understand the new interpretation of section 21 of the Housing Act 1988
  • • Recognise the pros and cons of this decision for landlords and tenants moving forwards and be able to advise both parties accordingly

What is the target audience?

  • Landlord and tenant practitioners



About Instructor - David Smith

David is a specialist in residential landlord and tenant law and a partner at Anthony Gold Solicitors. David advises landlords and agents in this field with a particular focus on changes in the law and is well known for his work on tenancy deposit protection, houses in multiple occupation and consumer protection legislation.

David is also a skilled and experienced mediator offering advice on the law and practice of mediation and mediating property, landlord and tenant, and boundary disputes.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar


  • Slides
    13 Page


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  • £ 60