2018 PLA Autumn Training Day

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The PLA Autumn Training Day continues to provide a top-quality programme specifically focused to the needs of property litigators, and at a great price. 

£190 + VAT – for PLA members
£240 + VAT – for non-members
This includes course paperwork, lunch and all refreshments

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If you have any questions about this event please phone TPS, the event organisers, on 01692 500820 or email booking@tpsnorfolk.co.uk
TPS will reply initially with written confirmation of places and an invoice (receipted if applicable).  Full event information (including travel directions and administrative arrangements) will be sent out in late October.

PROGRAMME                     (5½ hours)

 9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee
  9.30 –   9.35 Introductions & Opening Remarks

Chairman – David Holland QC, Landmark Chambers

  9.35 – 10.15 The Market – Brexit, Just Around The Corner

Claer Barrett, Financial Times

10.15 – 10.55 Proprietary Estoppel

–   Pallant v Morgan revisited

Tiffany Scott QC, Wilberforce Chambers

10.55 – 11.25 Morning refreshments (30 mins)
11.25 – 12.05 Drone Technology And Its Impact On Building Surveys And Property Disputes

Peter Folwell & James Dunthorne, Plowman Craven

Harriet Holmes, Wilberforce Chambers

12.05 – 12.50 Barking Up The Right Tree

–  Irrationality, unreasonableness and consent in property contracts

Christopher Heather QC, Tanfield Chambers


Whimsical Wayleaves, Enigmatic Easements

–  The proprietary rights and powers of utilities providers:

electricity, gas & water

Greville Healey, Falcon Chambers

12.50 – 1.35 Lunch (45 mins)

  1.35 – 2.20 To What Extent Should Litigants In Person Be Treated Differently

–   Re Barton v Wright Hassall LLP [2018] UKSC

Rahul Varma, Selborne Chambers


Getting The Best From Your Counsel

Steve Francis, formerly Senior Clerk of Falcon Chambers

  2.20 – 3.05 Insolvency Update For Property Litigators

–  The year of the CVA

Narinder Jhittay, Maitland Chambers


Updating Land Registration

–     An overview of the Bill, focusing on the key proposed amendments to the LRA 2002

Camilla Chorfi, Selborne Chambers

3.05 – 3.25 Afternoon refreshments (20 mins)

  3.25 – 4.05 Damages And Property Rights

–  The significance of One Step v Morris-Garner

Amanda Tipples QC, Maitland Chambers

  4.05 – 4.45 Nuisance

–  The Great Escape – fire, water and sewage

David Holland QC, Landmark Chambers

  4.45 Close


Thursday, 8th November 2018
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The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
London, W1G 0AE United Kingdom
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    All booked places will be regarded as firm on receipt of a written application (whether by post, FAX or email).


    Telephone reservations must be confirmed in writing by post, FAX or email within 7 days.


    A delegate may at any time nominate a colleague from the same firm to attend in his/her place. (There will be no extra charge unless a PLA member is replaced by a non-member.)

    If a cancellation is requested, a refund (subject to a 20% administration charge plus VAT) will be made only if there is a waiting list from which TPS can find a replacement delegate.

    In the unlikely event of cancellation by PLA or TPS, for whatever reason or cause, PLA and TPS will refund all fees in full but disclaim any further liability.


    Settlement of fees against an invoice, when requested, must be made within 30 days of date of invoice. Please make cheques payable to “TPS”.

    Event Instructions

    TPS will issue written confirmation in the first instance followed by event instructions (including travel directions and administrative arrangements) 14 days in advance.


    Any documentation that speakers may provide will be available only to those with a place booked.

    Delegates With Special Requirements

    Delegates who will require assistance or who have any other special requirements should notify TPS who will make any necessary arrangements.

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