West Kent Housing Association Limited v Davies: CA 4 Feb 1998

The court should recognise the seriousness of the case where the Housing Association was doing its best to improve the quality of life for those living on a housing estate, when its efforts included obtaining witnesses as to the tenant’s behaviour who were prepared to give evidence despite the possibility of intimidation.


Robert Walker LJ


[1998] EWCA Civ 151, (1998) 31 HLR 415


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedMoat Housing Group-South Ltd v Harris and Another CA 16-Mar-2005
The defendant family was served without notice with an anti-social behaviour order ordering them to leave their home immediately, and making other very substantial restrictions. The evidence in large part related to other people entirely.
CitedLondon Borough of Southwark v Kofi-Adu CA 23-Mar-2006
The authority complained that during the course of the trial, the judge had repeatedly intervened during oral evidence.
Held: A judge must be careful not to repeatedly intervene during oral evidence as opposed to counsel making submissions. . .
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Updated: 14 November 2022; Ref: scu.143629