All PLA members are invited to attend this event, being organised by the Property Bar Association.
Registration: 17.30, Seminar: 18.00, Drinks reception: 19.30
Chair: David Halpern QC of 4 New Square (Former editor of Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability.)
Benjamin Wood, barrister at 4 New Square. (Contributing editor of Simpson on Professional Liability.)
Mathew Ditchburn, Joint head of the London Real Estate Disputes Team at Hogan Lovells.
Nick Broomfield, barrister at 4 New Square. (Contributing author to the forthcoming edition of Cousins on Mortgages.)
The seminar will focus on issues commonly encountered in professional liability claims with a property angle:
- Limitation periods. Accrual of the cause of action in tort and contract: traps for the unwary, and the importance of constructive knowledge in Secion 14A cases.
- Negligence arising out of service of notices.
- Conveyancers’ self-help: rectification and alteration of the register. Consideration of NRAM v. Evans  EWCA Civ 1013 and Swift Advances v Ahmed  EWHC 3265 (Ch), and a word about conflicts of interest.
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