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Is it fair to treat the children of secure tenants differently for the purpose of succession depending upon how their deceased parent became the tenant?

This, in essence, is the question at the heart of the long-running case of London Borough of Haringey v. Simawi. The question will be answered at trial in October 2018 following judgment in LB Haringey v Mulkhis Simawi and The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2018] EWHC 290 (QB)

Mathew McDermott discusses this potentially very important judgment.

 

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