Russell Thomas

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 18

Russell Thomas

17:03 PM, 21st December 2020, About 12 months ago

High Court enforcement action against Liverpool City Council

Now at a time when everything is so gloomy action like this is worthy of praise. Well done I cannot wait for the next instalment.
So there is a Father Christmas!... Read More

Russell Thomas

12:21 PM, 21st April 2020, About 2 years ago

End of Tenancy, Tenant's Belongings, Tort Law and "Lockdown"?

I am in a similar situation, my tenant ( a solicitor) rented my flat as her London residence during the week and returned to her country house at the weekend. As she is now working from home she has invoked the break clause but says she cannot remove the furniture due to lockdown, has not returned the keys and informed the council she is not responsible for the council tax.
I have said she cannot revoke her responsibilities so easily and I still consider her a tenant, any opinions from my peers would be grateful... Read More

Russell Thomas

10:08 AM, 4th April 2018, About 4 years ago

Flat used for forced prostitution by trafficked girl

This happened in one of our properties, though the girls were not trafficked. I took the pragmatic view, did the tenant want to be prosecuted by the police for running a brothel- so I couldn't see them for dust. It is easier to set up again elsewhere rather than go through the courts and risk a fine or imprisonment.
In your case the consequences are more serious for the tenant. I would take back the property and phone the police if he reappears I am sure they would like to speak to him.... Read More

Russell Thomas

12:42 PM, 23rd February 2018, About 4 years ago

Landlords Union Slams BBC Panorama Report

May I suggest BBC "Points of view" You may get a chance to air these points on that with Bilton or the producer... Read More

Russell Thomas

17:53 PM, 23rd October 2017, About 4 years ago