Publications: Consultations

 

Disclosure: Proposed Pilot Scheme for the Business and Property Courts

On 2 November, the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary announced their intention to introduce a disclosure pilot in the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales.  Essentially, it is proposed that standard disclosure be abolished and replaced with a new concept of “basic disclosure” – for which no search is required – and “extended disclosure” […]

9th Nov 2017 Consultations Read more

Business Rates Appeals – Govt. response

Check Challenge Appeal: Reforming business rates appeals – consultation on statutory implementation. Summary of consultation responses and Government response [March 2017] To read the original PLA response [October 2016] to the consultation click here. To read a letter, dated 27 March 2017, from the PLA to the House of Commons Joint Committee for Statutory Instruments click […]

31st Mar 2017 Consultations Read more

The Law Commission’s 13th Programme of Law Reform – PLA proposals (Oct 2016)

The Law Commission’s 13th Programme of Law Reform Proposals submitted on behalf of the Property Litigation Association 16 October 2016 What follows was  prepared by the Law Reform  Committee of the Property Litigation Association (PLA) with the benefit of contributions from the wider  membership. Some of the proposals are fundamental and/or wide ranging whilst others […]

20th Oct 2016 Consultations Read more

Business Rates Appeals Reforms – PLA response

Response to DCLG Consultation by the Property Litigation Association This consultation response is made on behalf of the Property Litigation Association (the “PLA”) to the proposed Statutory Framework for Business Rates Appeals Reforms. The PLA is the industry body representing property litigators in England and Wales. We comment specifically on Question 6 which is the […]

10th Oct 2016 Consultations Read more

Transforming Our Justice System – PLA response

This is the response of the Property Litigation Association (PLA), a members’ association for professionals specialising in all aspects of commercial, residential and agricultural property litigation. We are lawyers who come from a variety of firms in terms of size and location. The PLA consists of approximately 1200 members who spend a substantial amount of […]

1st Oct 2016 Consultations Read more

Law Commission consultation paper Updating the Land Registration Act 2002 – PLA response

PLA response to Law Commission consultation paper “Updating the Land Registration Act 2002” The Property Litigation Association (PLA) is a members’ association for professionals specialising in all aspects of commercial, residential and agricultural property litigation. We are lawyers who come from a variety of firms in terms of size and location. The PLA consists of […]

1st Jul 2016 Consultations Read more

Civil Courts Structure Review: Interim Report – PLA Response

This response has been prepared by the Property Litigation Association (“the Association”). The Association consists of approximately 1,200 members who spend a substantial amount of their time engaged in property related dispute resolution. The Association’s members deal with commercial as well as residential property disputes. The Review is a major piece of work and the […]

29th Feb 2016 Consultations Read more