Housing Law Conference 2024

Type:LAG Conference
Last updated:2024-05-24
2024-06-07T10:00Z
Description: Housing Law Conference 2024
Housing Law Conference 2024 : Housing Justice: Fighting for Change
The Legal Action Group annual housing law conference promises an exciting and diverse programme of events on Friday 7 June 2024. Please join us for this one day in-person conference which will be held at BPP.
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Programme:
09:30 - Registration
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and conference aims - Sue James (LAG) & Tony Martin (BPP)
10:15 – 10:30 Museum of Homelessness - Jess Turtle (Director, Museum of Homelessness)
10:30 - 11:00 Discrimination law: a quantum analysis - Sarah Steinhardt (Doughty Street Chambers)
11:00 - 11:30 Renters Reform: where are we now? - Tom Darling (Campaigns Manager, Renters Reform Coalition)
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 12: 30 Avoiding the procedural pitfalls of housing litigation - Gordon Exall (Kings Chambers)
12:30 - 13:15 In conversation: The Case Against Landlords - Nick Bano (Garden Court Chambers) & Kath Swindell (Inside Housing)
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 (Breakout) Domestic Abuse and Housing - Liz Davies KC (Garden Court Chambers), Marina Sergides (Garden Court Chambers) & Marie Paris (Doughty Street Chambers)
14:00 - 15:00 (Breakout) Immigration for housing law practitioners - Adrian Berry (Garden Court Chambers), Tim Baldwin, (HLPA co-chair and Garden Court Chambers)
15:00 - 15:15 Break
15:15 - 16:15 (Breakout) How to do PI in housing litigation - Gordon Exall (Kings Chambers) & Giles Peaker (Anthony Gold)
15:15 - 16:15 (Breakout) Young lawyers: developing your housing practice - YLAL, Junior HLPA
16:15 - 16:45 Updates from LAA and HMCTS: digitisation of possession proceedings and HLPAS - Simon Mullings (Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre) & Kate Pasfield (LAPG)
16:45 - 17:15 Judges panel - Top Tips from HHJ Tracey Bloom, DJ Ian Greenridge & DDJ Jeinsen Lam
17:15 - 17:20 Closing words
17:20 - 19:00 Drinks
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