Equality Act Defences – A reminder for landlords when taking action against disabled tenants

Equality Act Defences – A reminder for landlords when taking action against disabled tenants

Birmingham v Stephenson [2016] EWCA Civ 1029 The above case was reported last week and concluded: Disabled defendant’s should be given a realistic opportunity to defend Once there was a potential Equality Act defence, the burden of proving that the discrimination was proportionate shifted to the landlord “the burden was on the council to show that […]