GN27-14 Spencer v Taylor – Good News for Residential Landlords

The Court of Appeal decision in Spencer v Taylor (2013) EWCA Civ 1600 has clarified the type of notice a landlord must serve under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (the "Act") once a fixed term Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) has expired and the tenant remains in occupation as a statutory periodic tenant. The result is a welcome piece of good news for landlords and their advisers.

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