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.

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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:

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Latest Event

Next HLPA Meeting 20 September 2017

Grenfell Tower Disaster and Legal Next Steps

The speakers will be Giles Peaker, Anthony Gold Solicitors and Karen Buck MP.

Please note that the meeting will take place from 6.30 to 8.30pm and will be at a new venue. The location for this meeting is:

BPP University Law School, 68-70 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4NY

Previous Events


AGM and Next HLPA Meeting 15 March 2017

Defending Possession Claims: The speakers will be Andrew Lane, Cornerstone Chambers and Professor Ian Loveland, Arden Chambers. Please note that the AGM will start at 6.30pm, with the main meeting to follow from 7.00 to 9.00pm. The location for this meeting is:...

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Next HLPA Meeting 18 January 2017

Disrepair Update: The speakers will be John Beckley, Garden Court Chambers and Deirdre Forster, Anthony Gold Solicitors. Please note that this meeting will take place at the earlier time of 6.30-8.30pm. The location for this meeting is: The Boardroom First Floor...

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Grenfell Update

HLPA has today responded to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry’s call for further representations. The submissions are set out below: THE GRENFELL TOWER INQUIRY SUBMISSIONS OF THE HOUSING LAW PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION (HLPA) We welcome the opportunity to make...

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HLPA Statement on Grenfell Disaster

“The Grenfell Tower fire was a traumatic and devastating event, the consequences of which will affect local communities for years to come. Aside from the anguish and loss being felt by residents and victims, there is deep anger that their safety concerns were ignored...

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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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