Vulnerable Occupiers in Supported and General Needs Housing: Overview and Recent Case Law

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23/10/2008 06:00pm-09:00pm
The Diskus, Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Thursday 23rd October 2008 6.30 – 9.00pm

Registration, wine & sandwiches between 6.30 – 7.30pm

The Speakers

Alan Ferguson – Assistant Support Director for Servite Houses, will provide an overview of, the history and funding of supported housing; how supported housing currently works; the issues facing providers of social housing now and in the foreseeable future; and some of the problems faced by specific client groups.

Stephen Evans – Barrister of 5 Paper Buildings, will provide a round-up of recent cases in this area, following his appearances in the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords in Lewisham LBC v Malcolm.

Thelma Griffin – Legal Executive of Servite Houses, will chair the meeting.

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The Venue

The Diskus: Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Tube: From Holborn Station cross over High Holborn, walk up Southampton Row and find Theobald's Road on the right

Bus: Any to Holborn Station


Admission and CPD

£20 (members); £10 (trainees & pupils who are members); £75 (non-members)

Membership available in advance or on the night

Tickets available on the door only

Law Society, Bar Council, ILEX accreditation; CIH eligibility: 1½ CPD points

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