PLA Wellbeing – Stress Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed the recent survey on stress and wellbeing in the workplace. A short presentation was given about the results at the training day on 6 November. A huge 95% of respondents said that they had been affected by stress in the workplace, which of itself is probably not surprising given […]

22nd Nov 2019 News Read more

Blog by Gary Lawrenson, the outgoing Chair of the Website & Marketing Committee

Mark Twain said:  “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure“.  This neatly sums up how I felt on my first day as Wesbite & Marketing Committee (“WMC“) Chair in November 2016 when I was charged with the task of (amongst other things) continuing the inimitable Alison Hardy’s excellent […]

18th Nov 2019 Blogs Read more

CVAs after the Debenhams Decision. Stephen Jourdan QC, Falcon Chambers

CVAs after the Debenhams decision A note by Stephen Jourdan QC for the Property Litigation Association 31 October 2019 Introduction In May 2019, the requisite majority of the creditors of Debenhams Retail Ltd voted in favour of a company voluntary arrangement (“CVA”) proposed pursuant to s.1 of the Insolvency Act 1986. As has become common, […]

6th Nov 2019 Publications Read more

JPLA Checklist – Common Pitfalls for Break Notices- September 2019

Break Clauses: Common Pitfalls Disclaimer: This checklist is intended to assist members of the PLA who are dealing with break notices by providing an overview of the steps that may be taken and common pitfalls that should be considered during the preparation and review of break notice clauses. Members dealing with these issues should also […]

12th Oct 2019 JPLA Checklists Read more