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PBA Conference - Property Litigation in a World of Change

The last few years have brought changes and pressures, with many of them having a significant impact for property ownership, and on property litigation. This conference will look at the implications including: the effect of the economic pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic on commercial leasing cases, on mortgage law, and on property-based insolvency cases, and trends in residential property management litigation. 

Chaired by Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Chair of the PBA

09:15 Registration for delegates attending the live event

09:55 Chair's Welcome

10:00 Keynote address - Property Dispute Resolution: Where and How?
Mr Justice Fancourt, President of the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal and Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster

10:45 Morning Workshops (select 1 from 3)

Workshop 1 - Rethinking Mortgage Litigation: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Led by Cecily Crampin, Falcon Chambers and Lisa Whitehouse, Reader in Law, University of Hull

Workshop 2 – Making the Right to Manage work: A leasehold conundrum 
Led by Simon Allison and Kimberley Ziya, Landmark Chambers

Workshop 3 – Property and Insolvency 
Led by Daniel Lewis and Zoë Barton QC, Wilberforce Chambers

12:00  AGM

12:15  Lunch Break (buffet provided for those attending the live event)

13:15 Afternoon Workshops (select 1 from 3)

Workshop 4 - Statutory Notices 
Led by Mark Loveday and Robyn Cunningham, Tanfield Chambers

Workshop 5 - COVID and leases: Who bears the risk? 
Led by John de Waal QC and Andy Creer, Gatehouse Chambers

Workshop 6 - 1954 Act in light of Covid: What have we learned? 
Led by Gary Blaker QC, Henry Webb, Sarah Walker, Selborne Chambers

14:30 Closing Session

Panel session chaired by Brie Stevens-Hoare QC 

Property Law from an Academic's Perspective

Professor Sarah Nield, Professor of Property Law, Southampton Law School;
Dr Brian Sloan, Lecturer in Property Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Robinson College;
Professor Susan Bright, Professor of Land Law, New College,Oxford;
Mr Chris Bevan, Associate Professor in Property Law, Durham Law School

15:30 Reception

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Date: November 12 2021
Time: 10.00 - 15.30
CPD: 4
Fee: Full members: £150 Associate members: £78 Non-members: £210 Prices inclusive of VAT
Venue: Ashworth Centre, Lincolns Inn

Cecily Crampin