Garden Court North Chambers’ Housing Team is pleased to be hosting a seminar on The Equality Act 2010. It will have a specific focus on unlawful discrimination in housing, rent possession cases, and injunction and possessions proceedings.

Programme

1.30pm    

Registration

1.45pm

(10 mins)

Kevin Lister

Opening welcome

1.55pm  

(35 mins)       

Sonia Birdee

How to get past the first hearing including the different types of discrimination, the duty not to discriminate, proportionality and procedural issues (Akerman - Livingstone v Aster Communities Limited [2015] UKSC 15).  

2.30pm    

(35 mins)       

Gary Willock

The implications of Birmingham CC v Stephenson [2016] EWCA Civ 1029 for injunction and possession proceedings.

 

And the issue of rent possession cases and counterclaims for damages under Equality Act 2010.

3.05pm

(35 mins)       

    

Laura Cawsey

The test of proportionality under the Equality Act 2010 as set out in the Supreme Court case of Akerman- Livingstone v Aster Communities Limited [2015] UKSC 15.  

3.40pm  

(20 mins)   

Coffee break

4.00pm

(60 mins)   

Expert led table discussion and networking 

5.00pm    

Close

Location Garden Court North Chambers, 3rd floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA.

Booking information Tickets are £35.00 plus VAT and £25.00 plus VAT for voluntary organisations.  Price includes materials and refreshments.  A number of tickets have already sold so we would advise early booking.  To secure your place please click here.                           

Print

Page