Housing Law Implications of the Bedroom Tax and Benefit Cap

Thursday 6 March 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

Learn more about the implications of the current welfare benefit reforms with experienced housing law practitioners

Date: Thursday 6 March 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ  

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This seminar aims to keep delegates up to date with the current welfare benefit reforms and, specifically, their impact on housing law cases. Delegates will leave with enhanced knowledge of the implications of the bedroom tax and the benefit cap, as well as with a comprehensive set of notes that they can use for guidance in their day-to-day work.

This seminar will cover:

  • The legal arguments available in possession proceedings around the bedroom tax and the benefit cap
  • Decisions of the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal
  • An overview of housing benefit tribunal decisions on the bedroom tax
  • The "1996 loophole" explained

What is included?

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

Who should attend?

  • Housing law solicitors
  • Welfare benefit law practitioners

About the Speakers

Liz Davies is a housing practitioner with particular expertise in homelessness and the allocation of social housing. She is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team.

Giles Peaker, the guest speaker, is a partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold solicitors.
He is the editor of the Nearly Legal housing law site and current Chair of the Housing Law Practitioners Association.

Stephen Marsh is a specialist housing practitioner with expertise in social security law and welfare benefits. He is a member of the Housing Team and the Welfare Benefits Team at Garden Court Chambers.


CPD Hours: 1.5

Speakers: Liz Davies and Stephen Marsh plus Giles Peaker of Anthony Gold Solicitors

Cost: £25.00 per person plus VAT


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