Publications: Blogs

 

“Perspectives”: A blog from the President of the PLA: Liz Peace CBE

I have to confess that a few years ago when I received a very formal (almost legal) letter asking if I might be interested in becoming President of the Property Litigation Association I thought it was a mistake. After all I am not a lawyer of any description (though my first assignment in the Ministry […]

9th May 2019 Blogs Read more

“Perspectives”: Joanne Wicks QC and Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC give their view on the impact of S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd

“To what extent is the decision in S Franses Ltd -v-The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd a game changer?” Following the thought provoking seminar which they gave back in February, the two leading advocates, Joanne Wicks QC and Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC, consider how the Supreme Court’s decision has altered the landscape for landlords and practitioners seeking to rely […]

8th Apr 2019 Blogs Read more

Blog by Bryan Johnston, Chair of the PLA

  Reflecting on our recent Annual Conference, I, like many of you, were impressed by the line up of speakers and the quality of the seminars they delivered. Indeed, in some respects it is a shame that the pressures of our professional lives are such that Conference cannot be a longer affair.  All of the […]

1st Apr 2019 Blogs Read more

The PLA Annual Conference: blog by Rebecca Campbell

The countdown is almost over and we are only a matter of days away from the hottest date in the property litigation calendar. The Education & Training Committee is looking forward to welcoming delegates to this year’s PLA Annual Conference at Keble College Oxford on 21 and 22 March. We only have a small number […]

12th Mar 2019 Blogs 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

“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. […]

3rd Jan 2019 Blogs Read more

Midlands JPLA Networking Event – 21 November 2018

Last Wednesday night, members of the Midlands Junior PLA kept themselves busy by hosting a cocktail making masterclass in Birmingham for junior members (up to 10 years’ post-qualification experience). The event was well-attended by members from across the Midlands region – and great fun – as the photos below testify! Members of the junior committee were […]

26th Nov 2018 Blogs Read more

JPLA in the North Launch Networking Event – 15 November 2018

We held our Launch Event for JPLA in the North last Thursday, kindly hosted by Squire Patton Boggs in their fancy new Spinningfields office. The evening was a great opportunity to meet other JPLA members in the North and it was lovely to have some newly qualified members join us. We enjoyed hearing about the […]

20th Nov 2018 Blogs Read more

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 […]

16th Nov 2018 Blogs Read more