Seminar – Defending disrepair

25 Apr 2018, 6:53 am


Michael Paget and Ryan Kohli


Cornerstone Barristers, 2-3 Gray's Inn Square, London, WC1R 5JH


Early Bird offer £30+VAT (Until 8th April) / Standard Ticket £40 +VAT

Aimed at all freeholders, including social landlords, this seminar will provide an overview of the basic principles underlying disrepair claims, and when to defend them.

Michael Paget and Ryan Kohli of the Cornerstone Housing Team will cover the topics below.

Please note the programme maybe subject to change.

  • Programme

    09:15 What is disrepair?

    – How does it differ from statutory nuisance?
    – Improvements
    – Condensation
    – Edwards v Kumarasamy [2016] UKSC 40

    10:15 The early response & pre-action work

    10:45 Refreshments

    11:00 Long leaseholders

    Is it the same test? Who ultimately pays for the work?

    11:30 Other Issues

    – Allocation
    – Experts
    – Limitation and Personal Injury
    – Set-off defences
    – Costs and cost changes

    12:15 Q&A

    12:30 Finish