The Housing Law Practitioners Association was set up to provide a forum for practitioners working in the housing field to share knowledge and information. Membership is open to all those who use housing law for the benefit of the homeless, tenants, and other occupiers of housing. Current members include solicitors, barristers, advice workers, independent environmental health officers and other housing specialists.


HLPA has regular events for members, and special events for all. The very latest in housing law practice, delivered by those involved. Notes and handouts available to all members on the website soon after each meeting. For the next meeting:

Latest Event

HLPA Conference 12 December 2018

The 2018 HLPA Conference is now open for booking and it will take place once more at The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists at 27 Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RG, on 12th December 2018. The conference is open to members and non-members alike and booking information can be found here: www.profbriefings.co.uk/hlc2018/

Visitors are invited to check the site again closer to the event for more details of the format of the conference. Drinks will follow the conference and they will be sponsored this year by Seddons Costs Law. A 10% discount on fees is offered to members who register before 18.00 on 22nd November.

Previous Events


Next HLPA Meeting 19th September 2018

Housing outside the Housing Acts The speakers will be Jamie Burton, Doughty Street Chambers and Lou Crisfield, Miles and Partners Solicitors Please note that the meeting will take place from 18.30 to 20.30. The location for this meeting is: BPP University Law School,...

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Special HLPA Meeting 15th August 2018

The Housing Possession Duty Scheme and the Judicial Review The speakers will be Sue James, Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre and Simon Mullings, Edwards Duthie Solicitors Please note that the meeting will take place from 18.30 to 20.30. The location for this meeting...

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Members’ meetings every two months – with speakers at the forefront of housing law giving updates on recent developments and practice.

Papers and notes for past meetings are available for members to download.


Resources for members – guides, FAQs, precedents and more.

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