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Seminar: Defending disrepair

Date
25.04.2018

Time
09:00 - 12:30 (Registration 09:00-09:15)

CPD Hours
3

Speakers
Michael Paget and Ryan Kohli

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

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

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.


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