21Jan

Property Litigation Update

Level: Intermediate

Repeated from East Midlands

21 January 2020, 9.30am registration (9.45am start) – 1.00pm (followed by lunch) Bevan Brittan, Birmingham (NO VCE)

Presented by Bevan Brittan

Course overview

This informative and interactive course is designed to bring practitioners up to date with some key areas in property disputes, with particular focus on:
• Two years on from the Electronic Communications Code – what’s changed and what have we learnt since the code came into effect? An interactive case study will be included to address some of the areas highlighted by this topic
• Lease renewal procedure, both contested and non-contested, under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. An interactive case study will be included to address some of the areas highlighted by this topic
• A review of recent case law involving break notices to include key issues to consider when drafting and notices. An interactive case study will be included to address some of the areas highlighted by this topic
• Forfeiture – When does the right arise, the process to follow and the pros and potential pitfalls of exercising the right. An interactive case study will be included to address some of the areas highlighted by this topic

Suitable audience:

Lawyers and other officers involved in issues relating to property management and disputes. The session is predominantly aimed at junior to mid-level expertise.

Overview and topics to be covered include:

• Recent case law
• Landlord and Tenant – leases, forfeiture
• Telecoms – electronic communications code

Duration: Half a day (3 training hours) including lunch

Interactive elements

As part of the training, a number of case studies will be used where delegates will be given the opportunity to discuss case studies in small groups before a wider group discussion where delegates will be able to communicate their views/opinions on the topics raised within the case studies

Competencies

This course will cover:

B Technical legal practice
B2 Legal research
B6 Negotiation
C Working with other people
C1 Communicate clearly and effectively

Presenter profiles:

Mark Robertson is a Partner at Bevan Brittan, experienced in County Court and High Court litigation and alternative dispute resolution He specialises in property law, particularly property-related disputes and advises on all aspects of commercial landlord and tenant law, including dilapidations claims, business tenancy renewals, tenant default and service charge disputes

Cynyr Rhys is a Senior Associate at Bevan Brittan, working across both the Property Litigation, Advisory and Regulatory departments. He specialises in property and commercial disputes and has a wide range of experience including advising clients on commercial and property disputes, including contractual disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, land and occupations disputes, and issues arising from defamation, social media and crisis and reputational management issues

Please note we offer the option to attend this course via video conference at another of our offices to make it accessible to as many EM Lawshare members as possible. We do our best to deliver the best experience we can with the technology we have, but inevitably it may not be as effective as attending the course in person. We always appreciate your feedback and make improvements if we can.

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.