Publications: March 2018

 

Blog from the JPLA, New checklists for junior members

New Checklists for JPLA members We are fast approaching that time of year when newly qualified vacancies are released and we are looking forward to welcoming new junior members to the Association. With that in mind the JPLA Committee have given some thought to how we can best help our junior members in their roles […]

28th Mar 2018 Blogs Read more

Property Week Article – business rates for multi-occupied properties

Property Week Article ————————– PLA criticises draft bill on business rates for multi-occupied properties By Guy Montague-Jones  Thu 22 March 2018 The government’s draft bill correcting how multi-occupied properties should be assessed for business rate purposes leaves too many areas open to interpretation, the Property Litigation Association (PLA) has warned. In its consultation response to the […]

22nd Mar 2018 Consultations Read more

Blog from Mathew Ditchburn, Chair of the Law Reform Committee

Mathew Ditchburn, Chair of the Law Reform Committee This is my first blog as chair of LRC. I joined the committee in 2011.  Back then, all the talk was about “hot tubbing” and whether the Dilapidations Protocol would ever be adopted into the Civil Procedure Rules.  Fast forward seven years and I find myself taking […]

21st Mar 2018 Blogs Read more

Blog from Patrick Wetherall, South West and South Wales PLA Chair

I thought it would be helpful to take a few moments of your day to introduce myself, having recently taken over from Richard Bedford as South West & South Wales PLA Chair. I met with Richard and our other committee members in January. My first task has been to organise the Dilapidations panel evening, jointly […]

13th Mar 2018 Blogs Read more

PLA Response to Disclosure Pilot in the Business and Property Court

27 February 2018   RESPONSE TO DISCLOSURE PILOT FOR THE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURT   The Property Litigation Association is an industry association for solicitors with a substantial part of their  practice  in  property  litigation.   The  Association  has  around  1300  members  comprising solicitors from throughout England and Wales (and elsewhere in the United Kingdom) specialising […]

1st Mar 2018 Consultations Read more