Date: 13 June 2019
Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: UCL Faculty of Laws, University College London, Bentham House, 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H 0EG
This one-day conference aims to bring together leading experts in their fields to deliver key, authoritative advice and guidance on developments in the main areas of housing law. It will be of great benefit to those who wish to act lawfully in the best interests of a public struggling with the current housing crisis.
Draft Programme (please note topics are subject to change without notice)

09.00 Registration
09.45 Welcome Carol Storer, LAG Director
10.00 The Politics of Housing Karen Buck MP
10.30 Housing Conditions- the new law Giles Peaker, Anthony Gold/ Catherine O'Donnell, Garden Court Chambers
11.15 Morning break

11.30 Masterclasses (please pick ONE):
A - Housing and immigration advice in the hostile environment
Jamie Burton, Doughty Street Chambers
B - Representing vulnerable people: Using the Equality Act in housing law
Diane Astin, Deighton Pierce Glynn / Zia Niabi, Doughty Street Chambers
C - Housing advice and domestic violence
Liz Davies, Garden Court Chambers / Jo Underwood, Shelter / Emma Scott, The Salvation Army

12.30 Homelessness update Connor Johnston, Garden Court Chambers / John Gallagher, Shelter
13.15 Lunch
14.00 Possession proceedings update Sarah Steinhardt, Doughty Street Chambers
15.00 Afternoon break

15.15 Grenfell Liz Davies, Garden Court Chambers / Justin Bates, Landmark Chambers/ Paul Ridge, Bindmans LLP
16.00 Panel discussion: Should we have the enshrined right to housing? Jamie Burton, Doughty Street Chambers
16.30 Tales from the frontline: housing law stories Sue James, Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre / Diane Astin, Deighton Pierce Glynn / Simon Mullings, Edwards Duthie Solicitors / Russell Conway, Oliver Fisher Solicitors.
17.00 Close
Early bird offer*- save £20! (valid until 13 May 2019)
-Standard early bird offer : £140 +VAT
-Standard early bird offer (LAG subscribers & members): £126 + VAT
(*please note early bird offer valid for standard bookings only)
Bookings received after the 13 May 2019:
-Standard : £160+VAT
-Standard (LAG subscribers and members): £144 + VAT
Other delegate rates:
-Not for profit organisation (less than 8 employees): £100+ VAT
-Part-time students/ Pupils/ Trainees/ CILEx/ YLAL members: £90 + VAT
-Unwaged individuals/ Full-time students: £60 + VAT
10% discount on delegate fees for new and existing Legal Action subscribers and LAG members.
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