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Events
27th Jul 2020, 12:30 to 13:30

The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?

Pump Court Chambers Property Team is delighted to invite you to our latest lockdown lecture ‘The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?’ In this webinar the speakers: James Byrne and Alice Scott, will consider the practical issues for preparing for residential possession claims once the stay is lifted and […]

News 2nd July 2020
Henry Hawkesworth

Henry Hawkesworth joins Pump Court

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Henry Hawkesworth has joined Pump Court Chambers after successful completion of his third six pupillage following a period as a tenant in a leading set of common law chambers in the North East of England. Called to the Bar in 2018, he has developed a mixed common […]

News 29th June 2020

Alexander v Archibald & Archibald

Simon Lane successfully represented the Respondents (Brenda and John Archibald) before Mr Justice Fancourt, in a decision that was handed down by the High Court today. The decision is a useful authority for where property has been placed into joint names on a particular basis/ agreement and the survivor refuses honour this on the death […]

Blog 10th June 2020
James Byrne on The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

Following the analysis by my colleague, Alice Scott, of Practice Direction 51Z a recent case from the Court of Appeal has tested the legality of PD 51Z, Arkin v Marshall (2020) EWCA Civ 620. This was a possession case to recover properties which were security for mortgage loans for which the Claimant contended sums were […]

Blog 26th May 2020
Christopher Wilkins Commercial Leases & Insolvency

Commercial Leases & Insolvency – An Overview

With many businesses large and small struggling to survive or collapsing into administration or liquidation landlords are particularly vulnerable to rent arrears and the difficulty of finding a suitable tenant to replace the existing. The following is an overview of what steps a landlord can take in this uncertain world. Remedies Available to a Landlord […]

Blog 24th April 2020
Christopher Wilkins Commercial Leases & Insolvency

Commercial Tenants & Rent Arrears – Coronavirus Act 2020

The most commonly used remedy to recover rent is to forfeit the lease either by peaceable re-entry or by court proceedings. Both the High Court and the County Court have jurisdiction to grant relief from forfeiture for non-payment of rent on terms as to payment of rent and costs. Most applications will be made in […]

Blog 7th April 2020
Alice Scott

Housing Law in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stay at Home – Housing Law in the Coronavirus Pandemic In a time when we are all being urged to stay in our homes it seems appropriate to consider the recent changes to Housing Law in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. This article will consider the Coronavirus Act 2020, Practice Direction 51Z and the Guidance […]

News 13th November 2019
James Byrne on The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

James Byrne joins Pump Court Chambers

We are delighted to announce that James Byrne has joined Pump Court Chambers. James is an experienced practitioner with a wide civil practice encompassing commercial, property, personal injury and regulatory law. He also maintains a practice in the area of private children law. James said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining a set held […]

Past Events
11th Sep 2019, 13:00 to 16:30

Property Seminar – Winchester

Venue The Hotel du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester, SO23 9EF Schedule 13.00 – 13.30 – Registration 13.30 – 14.00 – Is Brexit a frustrating event? – A view from the Chancery Division 14.00 – 14.30 – Nuisance and infringement of privacy: A Tate Modern perspective 14.30 – 15.00 – The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) […]

Past Events
11th Sep 2019, 14:15 to 11th May 2019, 17:00

Property Seminar – Winchester

Venue The Hotel du Vin, 14 Southgate St, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EF (Map) Schedule 14.15 – 14.30 – Registration 14.30 – 14.55 – Property Law Update – To include how to avoid community infrastructure levy, are pre-commencement planning conditions lawful? 14.55 – 15.20 – Nuisance and infringement of privacy: a Tate Modern perspective 15.20 – 15.45 […]

Past Events

Property Seminar – Winchester

Pump Court Chambers Property Team are pleased to invite you to our Annual Property Update seminar. The team will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice on essential issues of law, practice and procedure. Venue The Hotel du Vin, 14 Southgate St, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EF (map) Schedule 14:15 – 14:30 – […]

News 5th December 2017

Service please? A cautionary tale of s146 Notices and the right to forfeit

Toms v Ruberry017) EWHC 2970 (QB) Simon Lane has successfully represented the Respondent tenant on appeal in the High Court in a long running possession claim arising from forfeiture of the lease of a pub in Cornwall. The High Court (Mr Justice Dingemans) has upheld the decision of the County Court in the first reported […]

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