Housing Day 2019

02 Oct 2019, 5:30 pm


The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, 8 South Square London WC1R 5ET


Standard Price: £100+VAT (Early Bird: £80+VAT. Offer ends Friday 30 August)

The Cornerstone Housing Team is delighted to inform you that we are now taking bookings for this year’s Housing Day. 

Housing Day 2019 will provide you with a thorough analysis of the latest developments in housing law and policy as well as practical advice on a wide range of housing law issues. You will also have the opportunity to meet our clerks and barristers.

Our barristers are involved in the leading cases in this area and are ranked as a top tier set in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 legal directories.

You can now secure your place for this important event. Book early and save, with our Early Bird offer.

Standard Price: £100+VAT
(Early Bird: single ticket £80+VAT. Offer ends Friday 30 August.)

  • Programme

    09:30 – 09:45   Registration and refreshments

    09:45 – 10:00   Opening address and welcome Ranjit Bhose QC (Chair)

    10:00 – 10:50   Plenary – The key developments in 2019
                                       Kelvin Rutledge QC, Tara O’Leary

    11:00 – 11:50    Breakout session 1 (choose one)
                                        a) Housing related COP: Lee Parkhill, Zoë Whittington
                                        b) Local authorities role in housing supply following the announcement to scrap the
                                              HRA borrowing cap: Matt Hutchings QC, Andrew Lane
                                        c) Domestic Violence and possession claims: Michael Paget, Dr Sam Fowles

    11:50 – 12:10     Refreshments

    12:10 – 13:00     Breakout session 2 (choose one)
                                         d) Flexible and fixed-term tenancies:  Dr Alex Williams
                                         e) Housing related judicial review: Kelvin Rutledge QC, Matt Lewin
                                         f) GDPR for housing providers: Estelle Dehon, John Fitzsimons

    13:00 – 14:00      Lunch and coffee

    14:00 – 14:50      Breakout session 3 (choose one)
                                          g) PSED masterclass: Andrew Lane, Matt Lewin, Ruchi Parekh
                                          h) Recent developments in additional and selective licensing:
                                               Kelvin Rutledge QC, Dean Underwood
                                          i) ASB – using closure orders and community protection notices: Kuljit Bhogal, Tara O’Leary

    15:00 – 16:00      Plenary – A look ahead to 2020
                                         Catherine Rowlands, Kuljit Bhogal, Dean Underwood

    16:00                        Ends