HMPL Update
HMPL Update

HMPL Update

Once we were the Devonshires’ HM Team. Now we are the HMPL (Housing Management & Property Litigation) Team. The new name better reflects the breadth of our practice: as well as advising on all aspects of HM, we have always dealt with pure property disputes: easements, dilapidations, commercial lease disputes, break notices, 1954 Act cases etc. And to reflect the new team name, this edition of the new HMPL Update includes a session on adverse possession – an area of property law which from time to time impacts on housing management. As always, we also have the old favourites – the Case Law Round Up and a Leasehold & Service Charge Update – as well as sessions on the end of section 21 and the Tenant Fees Act. Do come along if you can.

Topics covered:

  • End of Section 21 – what does it mean for RPs?
  • Adverse possession: a reminder of the law and why it matters to housing practitioners
  • Leasehold and Service Charges: the latest cases from the First-tier and Upper Tribunals
  • Tenant Fees Act: if you haven’t heard about the ban, now’s your chance to get up-to-date
  • Housing Case-Law Round-Up


Nick Billingham, Partner, Head of Housing Management & Property Litigation,

Lee Russell, Solicitor

Hetal Ruparelia, Solicitor

Mark Foxcroft, Solicitor

Ben Tarbard, Trainee Legal Executive

Rebecca Brady, Chartered Legal Executive


How to register your place:

Please email your name and contact details to or call us on 020 7880 4440.

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