Estates Gazette publishes PLA view on proposed court to deal solely with housing disputes

Property Litigation Association  Estates Gazette 15 December 2018 Housing Court on the horizon The government is consulting on the possibility of establishing a new court to deal solely with housing disputes. Emily Wood gives the Property Litigation Association’s view. In 2017, Sajid Javid, then secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, raised the […]

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Property Week’s coverage of PLA new academic members

Property Litigation Association  Property Week website 13 December 2018   PLA introduces nine academics to organisation By Mitchell Labiak  Thu 13 December 2018 The Property Litigation Association (PLA) has introduced academics into the organisation for the first time. Source: Shutterstock/Syda Productions Bryan Johnston, Chair of the Property Litigation Association, said: “Having strong ties to academia […]

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PLA welcomes academic members for the first time

PLA press release 12 December 2018 PLA WELCOMES ACADEMIC MEMBERS FOR FIRST TIME Leading academics in property law have been welcomed as associate members of the Property Litigation Association for the first time in a bid to strengthen its ties with academia and better promote this area of the law as a career choice to […]

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Considering the case for a Housing Court: call for evidence

In October 2017 the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced a package of measures intended to address the private rented sector. One proposed measure was the introduction of a specialist Housing Court with a view to a more efficient and timely process by which landlords could recover possession, and tenants could enforce […]

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Bryan Johnston elected new Chair of the PLA. Press release.

PLA press release 19 November 2019   BRYAN JOHNSTON BECOMES NEW PLA CHAIR Dentons partner Bryan Johnston is the new chair of the Property Litigation Association, having taken over from Shakespeare Martineau partner Martin Edwards. Bryan is the PLA’s 24th chairman since the organisation was established in 1995 to represent property litigators in the UK. […]

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Blog From Outgoing Chair of the PLA – Martin Edwards

Apologies in advance if this sounds like the Queen’s Christmas broadcast but I have a lot of people to thank…. There is one word that summarises my tenure as Chair of our unique Association – “change.” These are exciting times for our members.  When I was elected in Autumn 2017 the Business and Property Courts […]

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HHJ Marc Dight sends us his 5 Top Tips for property litigators at Central London

Tips for property litigators at Central London Those who attended the PLA’s “Ask the Judiciary” panel event on 31st October 2018 will recall HHJ Marc Dight’s top 5 tips for property litigators using the County Court at Central London, and reference to the hotline for urgent appointments and the senior managers’ email addresses for directing issues […]

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Justice Week – Blogs from the Property Bar

JUSTICE WEEK 2018 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 […]

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