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PLA 2020 Annual General Meeting

The PLA 2020 AGM will take place on Monday 2 November 2020 at 6pm via Zoom The Committee has been closely monitoring developments in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the measures in place, and to protect the health and safety of our members and the wider community, we have taken the […]

15th Oct 2020 News Read more

Consultation: Amalgamation of Scottish Lands Tribunal and Land Court

The Scottish Government is consulting on the future of the Land Court and Lands Tribunal and in particular the proposed amalgamation thereof and on four administrative issues related to those bodies. The consultation can be found here- https://www.gov.scot/publications/consultation-future-land-court-lands-tribunal/ The closing date is 19th October 2020; we would encourage all of the PLA’s Scottish members to […]

7th Sep 2020 Consultations Read more

Andrew Walker QC –  Code operators as occupiers under the Electronic Communications Code – Solving the conundrum of Compton Beauchamp

Andrew Walker QC considers the decision of the Court of Appeal in Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure v Compton Beauchamp Estates (2019), which has met with a sustained challenge by some code operators. That may in part have been aimed at securing wider rights than were intended, but at least in some circumstances it seems to lead […]

7th Sep 2020 Publications Read more

A blog from the Chair of the PLA: Kerry Glanville

Although we have had to make many changes to the PLA calendar over recent months, the various committees of the PLA have continued to work hard on your behalf. Our Law Reform Committee, in association with their PBA counterparts, were impressively quick of the mark in persuading the Master of the Rolls to rewrite Practice Direction 51Z which would […]

6th Aug 2020 Blogs Read more

Wine-tasting Evening in aid of Landaid – Cancelled

Wine-tasting Evening in aid of Landaid – (A joint event with the Commercial Real Estate Legal Association (CRELA)) Now cancelled – new date in better times This event should have taken place in the viewing lounge at Level 32 of One Blackfriars in London on Thursday 14 May (postponed previously from 13 February!). The committees […]

5th Aug 2020 News Read more