High value Rent Claims

Below is an email from Chief Master Marsh in which he sets out the system employed in the High Court for dealing with high value rent claims.  You will note that as a result of a very significant level of uncontested claims they will be transferred to the Central London County Court unless you advise […]

19th Feb 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more

PLA 2020 Autumn Trilogy – recordings & slides

Recordings from the PLA 2020 Autumn Trilogy webinars: Autumn Trilogy Part 1 – (featuring Jonathan Seitler QC and panel discussion with Kathryn Sowter, Liz Peace and Gary Lawrenson) Autumn Trilogy Part 2 – (featuring Raquel Agnello QC and Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC) The slides and notes from Part 1 & Part 2: Jonathan Seitler QC – […]

18th Feb 2021 Conference Papers Read more

Alan Langleben Memorial Essay Competition 2020 winner announced

PLA member Tom Dobson has won first prize in the Alan Langleben Memorial Essay Competition 2020 with his entry exploring the impact of the Supreme Court’s important decision in S Franses Ltd v Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd and, in addition to winning £1,000 cash, had his essay published in the Estates Gazette. The competition posed the […]

22nd Jan 2021 News Read more

PLA 2020 Autumn Trilogy

Sadly we were unable to proceed as planned with Part 3 of the Autumn Trilogy tomorrow due to the Tier 3 restrictions in London which have once again closed 1 Wimpole Street. We know that members were looking forward to the event and, in particular, having the opportunity for a live Q&A session with Judge […]

23rd Dec 2020 News Read more

Blog by Gary Lawrenson, Chair of the PLA

Merry Christmas and happy New Year I find myself blogging as we approach the end of one of the most difficult years we have all faced. Earlier this year, the PLA was preparing to celebrate its 25th anniversary in style on HMS Belfast. Like so many other things, this event remains on hold. While we […]

23rd Dec 2020 Blogs Read more

New Law Journal profile: Gary Lawrenson

Gary Lawrenson, newly appointed chair of the PLA, has been profiled in New Law Journal, in which he covers such diverse topics as his biggest career challenge, inspirational lawyers and the best way to relax. Click here to read the article.

11th Dec 2020 News Read more

Blog from Anna Mullins, Chair of the JPLA

As I write this blog from what used to simply be my spare bedroom (now having morphed into an attempt at full blown home office suite, complete with some nominal shelving and some token books for those zoom calls!), I reflect on the past year for the JPLA. The junior arm of the Property Litigation […]

24th Nov 2020 Blogs Read more