Anthony Tanney (Falcon Chambers) – Arkin v. Marshall – some Dicey implications

Anthony Tanney analyses the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Arkin v. Marshall [2020] EWCA 620 (Civ): A claim by receivers against mortgagors for possession of the mortgaged property. The issue for the Court of Appeal concerned the effect on those proceedings of the stay imposed by the emergency coronavirus practice direction, PD51Z. Click here […]

2nd Jul 2020 Covid-19 Read more

County Court Feedback Surveys

We would like to invite you to provide feedback on your experience of using the County Courts, so that we can collate evidence of current issues with the County Courts for the purpose of an upcoming meeting with HMCTS to discuss County Court user experience. We have prepared a survey comprising 15 short questions, and […]

1st Jul 2020 Law Reform Committee Read more

COVID-19 and stay of possession proceedings – further update

Following the issues raised by the PLA and PBA in a joint letter to the Master of the Rolls (click here to read the letter), Practice Direction 51Z – Stay of Possession Proceedings and Extension of Time Limits – Coronavirus was amended on 20 April 2020 to permit, amongst other things, claims to proceed against […]

18th Jun 2020 Law Reform Committee Read more

Counsel on the Couch Episode 1: Caroline Shea QC of Falcon Chambers

We’re excited to unveil Episode 1 of the Property Litigation Association’s new “Counsel on the Couch” interview series! First up, Caroline Shea QC of Falcon Chambers talks with Isabel Lich of Mishcon de Reya LLP about London Kendal Street No 3 Ltd v Daejan Investments Ltd [2019] and opposed renewals under ground 30(1)(f) of the […]

18th Jun 2020 Counsel on the Couch Read more

PLA questions Government on the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

The Law Reform Committee of the PLA has put a number of questions and requests for clarification to the Insolvency Service regarding the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill published on 20 May 2020. In particular, concerns have been raised about potential uncertainties, unfairness and unintended consequences for property owners arising out of provisions relating […]

3rd Jun 2020 Law Reform Committee Read more