Course Level: Updating
Course date: 31 October 2018
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Course Time: 9.15am-5.15 pm
Accreditation: 6 hours CPD
Lecturers’ Names: Robert Brown and Sam Madge-Wyld
Description and brief synopsis
The course provides housing law practitioners representing tenants/applicants, local authorities and other registered providers of social housing with an update on, and a chance to discuss with other housing law practitioners, the key changes in housing law from the past two years. It will cover changes in legislation and the recent developments in case law.
• Possession claims, including Equality Act 2010 and Human Rights Act 1998 defences
• Homelessness, including Homelessness Reduction Bill, and allocations
• Anti-social behaviour
• The right to rent
• Housing and Planning Act 2016
• Fixing our broken housing market: the Housing White Paper
Aims and objectives
To update and provide a forum for discussion for housing practitioners on the major changes in housing law over the last two years.
Area of specialism
Housing Law and Practice
Detailed notes on all subject areas
Details of speakers/trainers
Robert Brown is a barrister at Selborne Chambers and specialises in housing, landlord & tenant, property, and public Law. He is an Editor of the Housing Law Reports and a co-author of Arden & Partington on Housing Law and Judicial Review Proceedings: A Practitioner's Guide (3rd edition). He has lectured and provided training on a wide range of landlord and tenant topics and is recommended for Social Housing in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
Sam Madge-Wyld is a barrister practising from Tanfield Chambers. His areas of specialism include housing, local government and landlord and tenant. His practice includes acting for landlords and tenants in a variety of disputes throughout the country. Sam also lectures, teaches and writes extensively in housing law. He co-authored the 6th Edition of the Housing Law Casebook and the 7th edition of Quiet Enjoyment. He is also a contributor to the Local Government Encyclopaedia. He is recommended for Social Housing in Chambers & Partners
Commercial rate: £215 + VAT - commercial organisations including barristers and solicitors in private practice.
Standard rate: £205 + VAT - statutory and not for profit organisations.