Property Week article: Bryan Johnston on the PLA’s drive to reform property law

Bryan Johnston on the PLA’s drive to reform property law By Mitchell Labiak Property Week Thu 10 January 2019  The head of the PLA talks about legal change, the organisation’s lobbying power and the impact of Brexit “We must be relentless in our pursuit of law reform,” the Dentons partner said at last year’s annual PLA […]

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Alastair Redpath-Stevens (Hardwicke) – Costs, forfeiture and waiver: an unholy trinity

Alastair Redpath-Stevens of Hardwicke considers HHJ Huskinson’s decision in Stemp and anor v 6 Ladbroke Gardens Management Ltd. This was an appeal to the Upper Tribunal from a decision of the First-tier Tribunal Property Chamber (Residential Property) that the Stemps should pay an administration charge in relation to costs incurred by the respondent in contemplation […]

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S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd

Joanne Wicks QC and Benjamin Faulkner of Wilberforce Chambers recently acted for the successful tenant in S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel, arguably the most important landlord and tenant case for decades. In this article, Joanne and Ben summarise the facts of this case, what it means for the operation of ground (f) and […]

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“Perspectives”: Blog by The Honourable Mr Justice Morgan

  At the recent dinner of the PLA at the Ironmonger’s Hall in November 2018, I was asked to give my assessment from a judicial perspective of the work of the PLA. I have now been asked to record in this blog some of the things I then said. I am happy to do so. […]

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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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