HLPA

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.

Events

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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HLPA meeting 20 May 2020 – 6:30pm

This month’s meeting features Carla Clarke of CPAG and Justin Bates of Landmark Chambers

The meeting will be by Zoom and here are the details:

 

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Time: May 20, 2020 06:30 PM London

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Events

Next HLPA Meeting 11th December 2019

Housing Law Update The Speakers will be John Gallagher, Shelter and Connor Johnston, Garden Court Chambers. The Location of the Meeting will be BPP Law School, Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, 68-70 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4NY. Start time 18.30.

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HLPA Conference 12 November 2019

The 2019 HLPA Conference (sponsored by 1 Pump Court Chambers) 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 November 2019. The conference is...

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News and Updates

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...

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HLPA intervenes in Court of Appeal case of Arkin v Marshall

HLPA’s application to intervene by way of written submissions in Arkin v Marshall has been granted. This is a first for HLPA and was only made possible due to the overwhelming response from our members, provided in record time. The responses received were detailed and...

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Meetings

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

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

Junior HLPA

A group for housing law practitioners with less than 5 years PQE, trainees and paralegals.

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Professional and media enquiries

Media and professional enquiries should be made to the HLPA co chairs, Simon Mullings and Marina Sergides

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