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Press coverage of the PLA’s and PBA’s submission of evidence to the House of Commons, highlighting numerous areas of concern about the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill

In a joint move, the Property Litigation Association (PLA) and the Property Bar Association (PBA) have submitted evidence to the House of Commons, highlighting numerous areas of concern about the current drafting of the Bill. Read the press release. Read the coverage: CoStar Property Week EG Read the submissions

12th Jan 2022 News Read more

EG: A call for reform in the Landlord and Tenant Act

The Law Reform Committee of the Property Litigation Association has rarely been more busy than it has during the last few years, as a voice for the property litigation industry casting a critical and experienced eye over existing and prospective litigation. You can read Paul Tonkin’s article for Estates Gazette here, setting out the case […]

19th Nov 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more

Moratorium extension not the answer the PLA was looking for

Following the government’s decision to extend the moratorium on forfeiture and CRAR until March 2022, the PLA had the opportunity to update its previous article on the topic for EG and write a comment piece for The Times law section. These pieces considered how the government’s changes were likely to be received by members, especially […]

1st Jul 2021 News Read more

EG Podcast: Emma Pinkerton, Mark Reading and Brie Stevens-Hoare on diversity and inclusion in property law

“In this latest episode of the EG Property Podcast, EG’s professional & legal editor Sarah Jackman is joined by three figures from the property law profession to explore diversity and inclusion in property law. They are barrister and Property Bar Association chair Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Property Litigation Association members Emma Pinkerton, partner at CMS, […]

17th Jun 2021 News Read more

PLA supports ringfencing of commercial rent arrears

In the PLA’s response to the government’s call for evidence on commercial rents and Covid-19, it drew on the findings of its latest members survey. Members were asked what they thought should happen when the moratorium on the recovery of rent arrears expires at the end of June and which of the government’s options for […]

10th Jun 2021 News Read more

The Boundary Disputes Mediation Service

After many years’ work behind the scenes, the Property Litigation Association and RICS have launched a new mediation service to help neighbours resolve disputes over their property boundaries without resorting to court action. The Boundary Disputes Mediation Service draws on a 16-strong panel of mediators, lawyers and surveyors who are experienced in neighbour and boundary […]

19th May 2021 News Read more

New Law Journal profile: Gary Lawrenson

Gary Lawrenson, newly appointed chair of the PLA, has been profiled in New Law Journal, in which he covers such diverse topics as his biggest career challenge, inspirational lawyers and the best way to relax. Click here to read the article.

11th Dec 2020 News Read more