Current and Future Issues in Housing Law

Date: Thursday 15 September 2016

Time: 09:15 to 17:00

Location: Bristol

Venue: Avon George Hotel, Sion Hill, Clifton

Speakers: David Carter, David Cowan , Dominic Preston, John Hobson, Sarah Steinhardt, Sophy Miles, Zia Nabi

CPD: 6

Fee: £65.00

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A one day conference run by the University of Bristol School of Law and Doughty Street Chambers examining recent developments in a number of important areas of housing law.

This event is for barristers, solicitors, housing administrators and policy makers.


Venue:     Avon Gorge Hotel, Sion Hill, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4LD

Cost:        £65.00

CPD:        6 points



If you have any problems booking or general queries please contact either:

1. The University of Bristol Law Executive Team on 0117 954 5380 or
David Cowan, University of Bristol Law School on 0117 954 5224 or


Conference Programme



09:30 – 10:15

Closure orders and the mandatory possession ground - David Cowan, Professor, Bristol University / Doughty Street Chambers

10:15 – 11:00

Hoarding and possession issues - Dominic Preston, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

11:00 – 11:15


11:15 – 12:00

The Court of Protection - Sophy Miles, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

12:00 – 12:45

Protected characteristics and the Equality Act 2010 - Sarah Steinhardt, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

12:45 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:30

Recent developments in homelessness law - David Carter, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

14:30 – 15:15

Gatekeeping and homelessness law - Zia Nabi, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

15:15 – 15:30


15:30 – 16:15

Security of tenure in the private rented sector: Recent provisions and retaliatory eviction - John Hobson, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

16:15 – 17:00

Roundtable discussion


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