Possession proceedings in the County Courts

Possession proceedings are a serious matter, undertaken by landlords as a last resort. This course is designed for staff taking possession action and will cover notices for possession, grounds for possession, the court powers on considering possession action, warrants of possession and dealing with applications to suspend a warrant.

Possession proceedings in the County Courts

This course will cover:

  • The relevant legal framework
  • Main grounds for possession
  • Possession proceedings against tenants
  • Correct notices
  • Civil procedure rules
  • Human Rights and Equality Act considerations
  • Court paperwork.
What will delegates learn?
  • Evidence gathering
  • Recent case law
  • Service of notices
  • Court powers
  • The principles the Court will consider in cases of mandatory possession
  • Eviction
  • How to deal with applications to suspend warrant of possession.
Who should attend?
 
New staff who are involved in taking possession action against tenants and those wanting a refresher.

Possession proceedings in the County Courts

Mel Cant

Legal Mel Cant

Mel Cant became a Barrister in July 2000 and both prior to and since that time has worked within the housing sector to improve services to the public and providers by providing leadership, practical advice, training, support and guidance in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Mel’s “can do” attitude along with her passion for ensuring equality and fairness for all through outstanding customer service and providing practical solutions has made her a “go to” person within social housing.

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HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing training@hqnetwork.co.uk