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JAC Panel Event: is a judicial career for you?

Judicial Appointments Commissioner Brie Stevens-Hoare chaired a lively, engaging and insightful panel discussion concerning appointments to the judiciary. The JAC is keen to de-mystify the appointments process and to encourage solicitors (and PLA members) to apply to the judiciary, or at least better understand routes into the judiciary if of more longer term interest. The […]

11th Mar 2019 News Read more

EG article: Property litigators give their verdict

PROPERTY LAW REFORM NEEDED TO BOOST ‘GLOBAL BRITAIN’ The Property Litigation Association has canvassed its members on major areas of property law to ascertain whether they are still fit for purpose and to help prioritise those ripe for reform. In this article for Estates Gazette, Mathew Ditchburn, Chair, PLA Law Reform Committee, discusses the results […]

11th Mar 2019 Consultations Read more

“Perspectives”: “Reforming the Law: the importance of consultation” by Professor Nick Hopkins

As part of our on-going “Perspectives” series of blogs from those involved in Property Litigation outside private practice, Professor Nick Hopkins, the Law Commissioner for property, family and trust law,  gives his thoughts on the importance of consultation process to law reform. Reforming the Law: the importance of consultation Consultation lies at the very heart of […]

4th Mar 2019 Blogs Read more

Law Commission consultation events: Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership – new event and update to Cardiff event

Law Commission consultation events relating to: Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership There will be a Law Commission consultation event in Newcastle on Monday 4 March, to be held at Northumbria University. The date for the consultation event in Cardiff has had to be moved. This will now be held one week later than […]

13th Feb 2019 Consultations Read more

Case Law Update (Scotland) – presentation slides

Slides from the Case Law Update (Scotland) event held in Pinsent Masons – Edinburgh on 31st January 2019 can be found by clicking on the following links: Prescription 2018 Act and Case Law Update – Andrew McKinlay Case Law Update – Property Litigation Association – Ewen D Brown

7th Feb 2019 News Read more

2019 – The Year of the Disruptor? – Joint PLA/PBA Panel Event

Well over 100 PLA and PBA members attended the joint event on Wednesday 23rd January, where leading property professionals discussed the key property trends; laws and economic challenges that are set to disrupt the market in 2019. A hot topic of debate between the panellists and the audience was the impact of the new Electronic […]

24th Jan 2019 News Read more