Landlord guilty of illegal eviction

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Landlord guilty of illegal eviction

Post by Wirral Council News » Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:52 pm

A professional landlord pleaded guilty to unlawfully evicting a tenant at a hearing at Wirral Magistrates Court this week.Mathew Gillson, a Director of Concept Lettings (UK) Ltd, had changed the locks at one of his properties in Tollemache Street, New Brighton, preventing his tenant accessing the property. This is an offence of unlawful eviction under s1(2) of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977.The Court imposed a 12-month conditional discharge on Mr Gillson and he was ordered to pay costs of £2,250 plus a victim surcharge of £15.Posted on 20 November 2015 - 2:48pm

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Published by Wirral Council News on Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:48:48 +0000 https://www.wirral.gov.uk

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