Justice Week – Blogs from the Property Bar


Justice Week is a new initiative setup by the three legal professional bodies; the Bar Council, The Law Society, and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX). The purpose of the week is to boost the profile of justice and the rule of law, helping to place them at the centre stage of public and political debate. With many parts of the system at breaking point, now is the time to make a strong and clear case for why they are so fundamental to our society, economy and democracy.  Read more …

To read the Justice Week daily blogs from the Property Bar click on the links below:

Monday, 29 October 2018
At the PLA, we have talked a lot recently about the need for practical and commercial law reform. Here on the Bar Council website, the Chairman of the Property Bar Association, Joanne Wicks QC, makes the case for ensuring “lawyer’s law” is fit for purpose.   Click here.    

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Simon Allison, Secretary of the Property Bar Association, is blogging on “Justice and Grenfell”.  Visit the blog on the Bar Council website.  Click here.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Just how can one keep conveyancing costs down for consumers, but also ensure that they are protected against the possibility of fraud? Henry Webb responds.  Click here.

Thursday, 1 November 2018
What next for leaseholders?  Cecily Crampin’s blog looks at consultation on law reform. Change to the law relies on Parliament aided by the Law Commission, aided by full balanced consultation. Click here.

Friday, 2 November 2018
Final blog post from the PBA for Justice Week. Repossession and access to justice.  Residential possessions are up, but courts seem to be getting quieter – what is the cause and what is the answer?  And what is the impact ‘on the ground’ for those that are facing the loss of their home?  Read the views of Clare Anslow and Morayo Fagborun Bennett.  Click here.