HLPA meeting 16 September 2020 – 6:30pm

This month’s meeting is on Samuels One Year On and the speakers will be Rosaleen Kilbane and Mike McIlvaney from the Community Law Partnership and James Stark from the North West Housing Law Practitioners Group. The meeting will be by Zoom and here are the...

Extension of the CPR 55 stay (redux)

HLPA welcomes the short extension of the stay on possession proceedings announced on 20 August 2020. However, the stay itself will not prevent an unmanageable flood of evictions, many of which will be manifestly unjust unless the government uses this time...

Arkin v Marshall – PD51Z

The Court of Appeal have handed down judgment in this important case convening Practice Direction 51Z  (“PD51Z”) in which HLPA intervened and the Lord Chancellor joined as interested party. The outcome is that PD51Z is lawful, applies throughout possession proceedings...