News, events and consultations

HLPA Conference 13 December 2016

The annual HLPA conference will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons on 13 December 2016.

A 10% discount in fees is offered to HLPA members who register by 18.00 on 17 November 2016. Further information and online booking is available at www.profbriefings.co.uk/hlc2016.

A housing-law-conference-2016-flyer is attached.

Next HLPA meeting 21 September 2016

Possession Update

The speakers will be:

Stephen Cottle, Garden Court Chambers
Gareth Mitchell, Deighton Pierce Glynn

Please note that this meeting will take place at the earlier time of 6.30-8.30pm

The location for this meetings is:

Room 3.07
School of Law
Regent Campus
University of Westminster
4 Little Titchfield Street
London W1W 7UW

Next HLPA meeting 21 September 2016

Wednesday 21 September 2016 at 7 pm

Possession Update.

The speakers will be:

Stephen Cottle, Garden Court Chambers
Gareth Mitchell, Deighton Pierce Glynn

The meeting will be held at the University of Westminster. Confirmation of the meeting room and exact location will follow.

Next HLPA Meeting 20th July 2016

20 July 2016 at earlier time of 6.30 pm.

Judicial Review and Housing

Speakers:
Martin Westgate QC, Doughty Street Chambers
James Harrison, Edwards Duthie Solicitors

Venue: Portland Hall, School of Law, Regent Campus, University of Westminster, 4 Little Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7UW

Next meeting – May 2016

11 May 2016 at earlier time of 6.30 pm.

Anti-social behaviour update.

Speakers:
Edward Fitzpatrick, Garden Court Chambers
Andrew Lane, Cornerstone Barristers

Venue: University of Westminster
The Boardroom
First Floor
University of Westminster Headquarters Building
309 Regent Street
London W1B 2HW

Briggs Review of Civil Courts Structure

In reply to the request for comment on the Interim Report of the Briggs LJ review of the Civil Courts Structure, HLPA submitted a further detailed response on the specific issues raised for housing law. The response can be downloaded here. HLPA had previously offered more general views in response to a request for informal consultation.

Lord Briggs has expressed an interest in a further discussion of issues around the review of the civil courts structure with HLPA.

Next meeting & AGM – 16 March 2016

The AGM will start at 6.30 pm

Meeting follows the AGM

Homelessness: One year one from the Supreme Court

The speakers will be:
Liz Davies, Garden Court Chambers
Dominic Preston, Doughty Street Chambers

Room 3.07, School of Law, University of Westminster
4 Little Titchfield Street
London
W1W 7UW

Stand for HLPA executive

The positions of HLPA Chair and Vice-Chair together with three places on the Executive Committee will become vacant in March 2016.  Members are therefore now invited to put themselves forward as candidates for Chair and Vice-Chair for a two-year term of office and for the Executive Committee for a three-year term of office.

Please put in your candidacy by 1 February 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The form can be downloaded here, with the address to which it is to be sent.