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  •  22/02/2024
     19:00 - 21:00

Alan Bright, on behalf of the East Anglia (Essex) Forum has organised an event on Thursday 22nd February 2024 at 7.00 – 9.00 p.m. which will be a face to face forum meeting held at the Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Junction 28, Brook Steet, Brentwood CM14 5NF. 

Date: Thursday 22nd February 2024
Time: arrive at 6.30 p.m. for a 7.00 p.m. start until 9.00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Brentwood M25, Junction 28, Brook Steet, Brentwood CM14 5NF. 

Price: £30 Members / £45 Non Members

Shaw Kelly (Barrister) will conduct a talk on the following:
  • Section 17 in the Magistrates’ Court

The presentation is a comprehensive exploration of the roles and responsibilities of party wall surveyors, focusing on the recovery of fees through the Magistrates’ Court and County Court systems. It covers the pros and cons of pursuing claims in these courts, the nuances of Magistrates’ Court jurisdiction, and specific sections of relevant legislation. The presentation delves into the complexities of claims and defences under Section 10(16) and Section 17 of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, and the importance of precise drafting in legal documents. It also discusses the enforcement of civil debt orders, including the use of charging orders and other mechanisms. The forum concludes with strategies for successful claims and a Q&A session.

Shaw Kelly of Boundary Barristers brings more than 25 years of professional experience to the intricacies of boundary disputes and Party Wall etc. Act matters. Known for his expertise, Shaw combines this with an approachable demeanour, making him a trusted resource for surveyors. He has a gift for making complex legal issues understandable, aiming to simplify the legal challenges that surveyors often face. 

CPD Hours: 2 hours

CPD certificates will be issued after the event.

*Booking expires on the 20th of February 2024*

Please note that forums are non-refundable and non-transferable if you decide not to attend. 

We look forward to seeing you. 


Venue Website:

Junction 28 off the M25, Brook Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5NF, United Kingdom

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