Upper Tribunal for Scotland

Landlord who instructed sheriff officers to serve notice to leave on tenants successfully appeals rejection of eviction application

A private landlord who served notice to leave on his tenants by instructing sheriffs’ officers to deliver the notice has succeeded in overturning a tribunal decision that he had not met the statutory definition of a Notice to Leave under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

Published 27 May 2021

Edinburgh tenant wins breach of statutory obligations appeal after reconsideration by Upper Tribunal

The Upper Tribunal for Scotland has allowed an appeal by the former co-tenant of a flat in Edinburgh after it was ordered to reconsider her case by the Court of Session.

Published 2 December 2020

Glasgow man granted permission to represent himself in proceedings against GHA

The Upper Tribunal for Scotland has granted an appeal against a decision of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber to exclude an applicant from representing himself in proceedings raised against a housing association. 

Published 11 November 2020

Tenant’s private residential tenancy appeal dismissed

A tenant in a house of multiple occupancy who claimed she and her landlords were subject to a private residential tenancy (PRT) has had her appeal dismissed.

Published 17 October 2019

Upper Tribunal rules pro indiviso tenant did not have private residential tenancy

A woman who appealed a decision of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland on the basis of her claim she did not have a private residential tenancy (PRT) under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 has had her appeal refused by the Upper Tribunal for Scotland.

Published 30 September 2019