West Kent Housing Association V Grant, Tunbridge Wells County Court, July 2011
Dean acted for the housing association in its successful application to have public law and human rights defences to a possession claim dismissed summarily in accordance with Manchester City Council v Pinnock. Mr Grant had attacked the housing association’s starter tenancy regime in a claim for possession of his home. His various defences were dismissed summarily without the need for oral evidence. The case was covered in the August 2011 edition of Inside Housing.