COVID-19 and stay of possession proceedings – response from Master of the Rolls

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. The important amendments now in force exclude the following […]

23rd Apr 2020 Law Reform Committee Read more

2019 PLA Autumn Training Day

The papers presented at The Property Litigation Association Autumn Training at The Royal Society of Medicine on Wednesday 6 November 2019   DISREPAIR DURING THE TERM OF THE LEASE by Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Joe Ollech Falcon Chambers Mixed-use development schemes by Philip Rainey QC – Tanfield Chambers Calculating financial loss and damages in property disputes by Nick […]

21st Apr 2020 Conference Papers Read more

Blog by Gary Lawrenson, Vice Chair of the PLA

As our Chair, Kerry Glanville, is taking a well-earned break this week, it falls upon me to reach out with a short blog during these exceptional circumstances. I hope you, your household and families across the country and globe are well and adapting aplomb to the new “norm”. We are indeed living in ‘interesting’ times. Property […]

15th Apr 2020 Blogs Read more

COVID-19 and stay of possession proceedings – letter to Master of the Rolls

The PLA and the Property Bar Association (PBA) have jointly written to the Master of the Rolls in connection with the new Practice Direction 51Z, which was made on 26 March 2020 and has the effect of staying all possession proceedings brought under CPR Part 55.  This would not appear limited to the forfeiture moratorium […]

9th Apr 2020 Law Reform Committee Read more