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Fire safety and vulnerable residents: the legal picture - Devonshires
Title:
Fire safety and vulnerable residents: the legal picture - Devonshires
When:
Tue, 23 November 2021, 14:00 - 15:00
Where:
Online (live webinar)
Categories:
Housing, Litigation and Enforcement

Description

Cost: Free

Landlords have had to grapple with an ever changing fire safety landscape in recent years. Those changes have brought with it a renewed focus on residents who may be unable to self-evacuate in the event of a fire, particularly where there has been a change in fire strategy from a stay in place policy to a graduated or ‘one out all out’ policy. The issue leads to a complex web of fire safety, regulatory and tenancy management issues. Coupled with the Government’s recent proposals on a landlord’s obligation to prepare Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), the issue is becoming ever more prevalent. This webinar will bring you up to speed on the government’s announced proposals and the legal issues that sit alongside in general needs housing.

About the Speakers:

Lee Russell, Partner, Housing Management and Property Litigation

Lee was one of the first solicitors to qualify as part of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s fully qualifying law degree. He was one of the youngest qualifying solicitors at the time.

Lee advises on all aspects of housing management and property litigation, regularly advising private organisations, land owners, developers, investors, charities, local authorities and some of the largest providers of social housing in the United Kingdom.

Mark London, Partner, Construction

Mark is the Head of the Construction, Technology and Procurement Team at Devonshires and advises on all aspects of construction law with a particular emphasis on contentious work. Mark has a wide client base and he regularly acts for public bodies, housing developers, Local Authorities and contractors throughout the United Kingdom.

Kathryn Kligerman, Partner, Construction

Kathryn has experience in contentious and non-contentious aspects of the construction industry in both the public and private sectors. She regularly drafts and negotiates bespoke contracts for clients as well as amendments to the standard forms such as the JCT and NEC suits. Kathryn also advises on the merits of construction disputes and represents clients in adjudication, meditation, expert determination and litigation.

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Venue

Location:
Online (live webinar)
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