We are delighted to congratulate David on his appointment as Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber. David will continue to sit as a member of the RFU Discipline Panel and the Devon RFU Discipline Panel and also practice through chambers in his specialist area of Family Law.
Chambers are delighted to announce Elizabeth’s Appointment as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber. Elizabeth will continue to practice from chambers and accept instructions in her specialist areas.
Chambers are delighted to congratulate Rupert on his Appointment as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber. Rupert will continue to accept instructions within his specialist areas.
The Court of Appeal has granted permission for a second appeal in the case of Livewest v Bamber  EWHC 2454. This case concerns the correct interpretation and application of sections 21(1A) and 21(1B) of the Housing Act 1988 which apply to fixed term tenancies granted by registered providers of social housing.
In a judgment of the High Court (Dingemans J) handed down on 27 September 2018 it was held that a 6 month notice in writing, as required by section 21(1B) of the Housing Act 1988, was not needed to end a fixed term tenancy of more than 5 years during the starter period of such a tenancy.
Miss Bamber has been given permission to appeal against that decision by the Court of Appeal, who will consider later this year whether or not the approach taken by the High Court was correct.
Miss Bamber is represented by Russell James of Magdalen Chambers and Cathy Morley of Shelter (Devon).