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Supreme Court finds in favour of our client, Ms Imam, in her challenge against London Borough of Croydon. A public authority needs to show – rather than merely assert – that it has taken all reasonable steps to fulfil a statutory duty

Decision worth a read. Guidance as to the steps an authority would need to take to justify failure to fulfil a statutory duty and avoid a mandatory order. See paras 67–71. We acted for Ms Imam, led by Martin Westgate KC and Sarah Steinhardt @doughtystreet with @crisis intervening

The @UKSupremeCourt has handed down judgment on the crucial question of when a court should make a mandatory order against a local housing authority to enforce a statutory duty owed to homeless individuals. @PollyGlynn1 acting for Ms Imam. https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/uksc-2022-0102.html

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