Possession update

Thursday 14 May 2015, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

Date: Thursday 14 May 2015
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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This seminar is now fully booked. To be added to the waiting list, please email bookings@profbriefings.co.uk.

This seminar will examine recent and forthcoming statutory developments in relation to possession actions.

This will include the forthcoming changes to the private rented sector contained in the Deregulation Act 2015 in respect of protection for tenants from retaliatory evictions and the revised tenancy deposit scheme. It will also include the new and amended statutory grounds for possession for secure and assured tenancies introduced in October 2014, in particular the new mandatory ground, and its relationship with the new regime for civil injunctions.

This seminar will cover:

  • The prohibitions set out in the Deregulation Act 2015 on the use of s.21 notices where issues of disrepair have been raised and/or landlords have failed to comply with prescribed legal/information requirements
  • The revised guidance for local authorities on improving the private rented sector and tackling bad practice amongst landlords
  • Amendments to the law on tenancy deposits
  • Changes to the Housing Act 1985 and Housing Act 1988 introduced in October 2014 by the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • Regulations prescribing the review procedure in respect of mandatory grounds for possession for secure tenants
  • Statutory guidance

What is included?

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

Who should attend?

Advisors, solicitors and paralegals who work in housing law.

About the speakers

Justine Compton, Catherine O'Donnell and David Renton (Chair) are all members of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team.


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