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Ministry Of Justice Figures Out On Landlord Cases In Court

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The Ministry of Justice has now published information about claims issue in Courts in England and Wales in the period October to December 2018.

These figures show a continued downward trend of private landlord and mortgage possession claims – 34,400 claims issued in the period compared to 59,900 at the peak in January to March 2014.  This figure is also down 3% on the same period in 2017.

Whilst the number of defended claims issued in the period October to December 2018 rose by 7% to 79,300 only 4% of defended claims were landlord or mortgage possession claims.

The full report can be found here

Jennifer Laskey


Jennifer Laskey


Jennifer is a Solicitor and Partner with 21 years experience advising clients in relation to litigated Will disputes. A Legal 500 recognised lawyer, Jennifer is a full member of ACTAPs and has resolved multi-million pound disputes for clients in Courts across England.