Delegates on the LAG / Arden Chambers Homelessness Conference on 15 June  get a free copy of the new Homelessness and Allocations*
Book on to our course and not only will you get first class training on all aspects of homelessness law from the Arden Chambers team you get a free* copy of the 11th edition of the leading text in this area of law - Homelessness and Allocations by Andrew Arden QC, Justin Bates and Toby Vanhegan.



15 June 2018, 8.45am-5.00pm, London, 
5.5 hours CPD

(includes a free copy of Homelessness and Allocations 11h edition*)
 
At this one-day conference leading barristers from the specialist housing, local government and property law set Arden Chambers will be present a comprehensive survey of the main areas of homelessness law. Emphasis will be given to the recent legal developments, including expert analysis of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, which came into force in April 2018, but the presenters will also offer delegates practical guidance and advice.
 
Draft Programme
 
08.45              Registration

09.30              Introduction and overview, Andrew Arden QC

10.10              Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, Justin Bates

10.50              Refreshments

11.10              Break out session 1 :

A. Equality Act 2010, Stephanie Lovegrove
B. Mental Capacity, Brooke Lyne
C. Repeat applications, Richard Granby

12.05              Allocations, Christopher Baker

12.35              Lunch

13.35              Suitability of accommodation, Iain Colville

14.15              Eligibility, Toby Vanhegan

14.55              Refreshments

15.15              Breakout session 2 :

D. Temporary accommodation, John McCafferty
E. Priority need, Annette Cafferkey
F. Other housing provisions, Riccardo Calzavara


16.00              Out of Area accommodation, Ian Peacock

16.30              Reviews and appeals, Andrew Dymond

17.00              Conference close
 
Please note the programme is liable to change depending on the availability of the speakers.

Who should attend?
Solicitors, barristers and advisers working in homelessness and housing law will find this day invaluable. It will also appeal to local authority housing officers and those making homelessness decisions as well as those in the voluntary sector assisting homeless applicants. The conference will appeal to delegates of all levels and there will be ample time set aside for Q&As to enable delegates to exchange views and ideas. The venue is easily reached via a number of transport links and is fully wheelchair-accessible. The auditorium has an induction loop fitted. LAG will make every effort to accommodate the accessibility needs of delegates - please contact us to discuss your requirements.

LAG members and Legal Action subscribers get a 10% discount on conference fees!

Book online or download a  conference flyer and booking form 
 
If you have a credit/debit card then you can phone 020 7833 2931.

*Please note terms and conditions apply. Please see website for full details.


Homelessness and Allocations 
eleventh edition
Andrew Arden QC, Justin Bates and Toby Vanhegan

' ... if you advise on homelessness, you will need this book. Buy it now'. Legal Aid News
 
Since publication of the first edition 35 years ago, Homelessness and Allocations has established itself as the definitive guide to the rights of the homeless. It combines an unrivalled historical overview with a clear, concise and user-friendly approach to this complex area of law.

June 2018 978 1 912273 02 7 1100pp £70
Other formats will be available in June 2018 : ebook £70; print & eBook bundle £110.10

To pre-order email Marston Book Services or  phone 01235 465 577 or download the flyer.



Read Andrew Arden QC and Justin Bates on the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 in this month's Legal Action. 







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