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Northern Training Day 2019

The papers presented at the Northern Training Day 2019 The Midland Hotel 13 June 2019 NEGOTIATING DAMAGES: When are they available and how are they calculated? Presented by John McGhee QC Maitland Chambers Where does EMI leave the law on assignments? Presented by Jonathan Seitler QC, Wilberforce Chambers FLEXIBLE WORKING SPACE: Things to think about […]

4th Jul 2019 Conference Papers Read more

“Perspectives”: Lucie Barnes discusses social housing and social mobility

The PLA Essay Competition always produces interesting views and perspectives from our membership. This year was no exception, with Lucie Barnes from Baines Wilson LLP writing an thought-provoking piece on social housing and social mobility. In the piece below, Lucie explains why she considers this to be such an important issue. Please note that the […]

25th Jun 2019 Blogs Read more

Second Northern Training Day – blog from PLA North Chair, Richard Cressall

The second Northern Training Day – this time in Manchester #NTD2 Our second Northern Training Day started with a bang in Manchester. This year in Manchester we had approximately 30% more attendees than last year’s sell out event in Leeds. As the Mancunian karaoke playlist died away, we began with a short introduction from our […]

19th Jun 2019 Blogs Read more

EG Podcast: PLA response on leasehold reform

Two members of the Property Litigation Association’s law reform committee – Thekla Fellas, partner at Eversheds Sutherland, and Emily Wood, partner at DMH Stallard, outline the PLA’s comprehensive responses to the Law Commission’s leasehold reform project. Fellas and Wood discuss each of the three consultations that comprise the project: leasehold enfranchisement; the right to manage; […]

16th Jun 2019 Consultations Read more

PLA Law Reform Committee – Request for members feedback: Consultation on Extending Fixed Recoverable Costs in Civil Cases

Following the voluntary Capped Costs Pilot which commenced in certain Business and Property Courts on 14 January 2019, MOJ has launched a consultation in relation to extending the use of Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) in Civil Cases. This follows recommendations made in Sir Rupert Jackson’s Supplemental Report on FRCs in July 2017. The consultation is […]

17th May 2019 Consultations Read more