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Counsel on the Couch Live – A briefing on the COVID rent cases – webinar recording

Watch the webinar using passcode: 1dZbc%*# Over 300 PLA members joined the special live webinar to discuss the two much anticipated High Court decisions reported in recent days of Bank of New York Mellon (International) Ltd v Cine-UK Ltd and Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbH v TFS Stores Ltd, the first decisions of the pandemic dealing with commercial […]

7th May 2021 Conference Papers Read more

Boundary Determination: Panacea or Painful Experience? – webinar recording

A 30 minute webinar followed by questions by Simon Williams from Radcliffe Chambers titled “Boundary Determination: Panacea or Painful Experience?” A look at some of the pros and cons of applying for a determined boundary under section 60 of the Land Registration Act 2002 and alternative methods of resolving boundary disputes. Simon has also recently […]

29th Apr 2021 Conference Papers Read more

Winner announced for the Alan Langleben Memorial blog competition 2021

Persistence paid off for PLA member Lucie Barnes who has won this year’s Alan Langleben Memorial Blog Competition with her lively entry on the Telecoms Code. Lucie, a senior associate at Brodies in Glasgow, came second two years ago. This year’s event replaced the 1,500-word essay format with a 500-word blog, more in keeping with […]

27th Apr 2021 News Read more

Law Reform Committee surveys – your views matter

Dear Members The Law Reform Committee will be conducting a series of surveys in the next few months.  Whilst most of these will be in relation to the Law Commission’s 14th Program the first one is in response to the Government Consultation – Commercial Rents and Covid-1 Call for Evidence.  The deadline for responses is […]

9th Apr 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more

Not So Academic: In an Association first, the JPLA host a lively discussion on the future of possession proceedings with academic member, Dr Lisa Whitehouse, and DDJ Andrew Skelly

With all the changes impacting residential possession proceedings over the last year it has become a hot topic with everyone reaching for their crystal balls to see what the new “normal” will look like as the stay cannot be extended indefinitely! With that in mind, last Thursday saw the JPLA invite one of the Association’s […]

23rd Mar 2021 Blogs Read more

High value Rent Claims

Below is an email from Chief Master Marsh in which he sets out the system employed in the High Court for dealing with high value rent claims.  You will note that as a result of a very significant level of uncontested claims they will be transferred to the Central London County Court unless you advise […]

19th Feb 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more