Conducting Disrepair Claims Post-LASPO and Jackson

Thursday 25 September 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

This seminar, run by our Housing Team, will explore the issues surrounding conducting disrepair claims post LASPO and Jackson.

Date: Thursday 25 September 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ  
Areas of Law: Housing Law

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Please note that this seminar is now fully booked. To reserve a place on the waiting list, please contact Professional Briefings via

This seminar aims to provide delegates with an introduction to the legislation and the recent case law surrounding disrepair. The speakers will also set out how to fight such cases in the wake of the 2014 changes to legal aid, which took many disrepair claims out of scope.

This seminar will cover:

  • Funding implications for claims as a result of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO)
  • Updates on quantum
  • How to obtain Simmons v Castle uplifts
  • Preparing cases for trial in the new world

What is included?

  • 1.5 hours of fully-accredited CPD training
  • Talks prepared two experienced housing law barristers
  • Comprehensive notes for your future reference
  • The opportunity to ask questions
  • Refreshments

Who should attend?

Housing law solicitors of all levels.

About the speakers

Edward Fitzpatrick is an experienced housing law barrister with expertise in public law challenges, homelessness appeals and cases involving human rights issues.

David Renton specialises in housing law, with particular expertise in disrepair cases, homelessness appeals and cases involving anti-social behaviour. He also practises in employment law.

Cost: £25.00 per person plus VAT


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