As part of Hardwicke’s Junior to Junior (J2J) programme, our junior property and social housing barristers are offering two one-day workshops aimed at trainees and solicitors with 1-2 years PQE.
Part One: Possession claims of residential properties – The basics
Part Two: Commercial leases – The basics
The workshops are interactive sessions in small groups. Our aim is to address your niggling queries in relation to notices, services, forms, costs and anything else you wish to ask!
Part One of this seminar series will take place on 5 November 2014. Part Two will take place in early 2015, on a date to be confirmed.
Part One: Possession claims of residential properties
08.45: Registration and breakfast
Meet Hardwicke’s Junior Property and Social Housing Team
09.30: The occupier’s interest
An overview of the types of residential occupiers:
- AST/ assured tenancy/ secure tenancy/ Rent Act
- Other occupiers: Subtenants/ licensors/ trespassers
10.30: Coffee break
11.00: Workshops – Small group sessions
Delegates will be divided into small groups to go through the law and procedure for obtaining possession against assured and secure tenants and other types of occupiers. Our aim is to address your niggling queries in relation to notices, services, forms, costs etc and anything else you wish to ask!
A buffet lunch will be provided.
14.00: Workshops – Small group sessions
The workshops continue.
15.00: Coffee break
15.30: Defences and tactics
- Potential defences and how to grapple with them
- Handy tactical tips from the Hardwicke team
16.00: Q & A session and drinks