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Property Litigation in a Recession: a joint PBA/PLA panel discussion

In what has become an annual event, the PBA and PLA join forces again.  This year’s illustrious panel will discuss the current issues and potential issues facing the property [litigation] world in a recession.

Online booking for this evening's event is now closed.  If you would like to attend, please contact

Date: Tuesday 28 February 2023
Time: Registration, 5.30pm, Panel discussion 6-7.30pm, followed by drinks

Chaired by Tiffany Scott KC, Chair of the PBA, the panellists will comprise a well-known and soon-to-be property silk and two leading property litigation solicitors:

Tiffany Scott KC of Wilberforce Chambers
has a practice encompassing property litigation, professional liability, and wider commercial disputes and is described as "a great advocate".  She is this year’s Chair of the PBA.

Danielle Drummond-Brassington of CMS
is a partner and the Head of the Real Estate Disputes team at CMS. Danielle is also an accredited mediator.

Kerry Bretherton KC of Tanfield Chambers
is described as “an accomplished silk with a wealth of expertise in real estate litigation”, she practices in the field of Property, Property Development and associated Public Law matters, Commercial Disputes and Professional Negligence.

Edward Peters of Falcon Chambers
is a property litigation specialist. He is experienced in all aspects of real property law and landlord and tenant.  It has been announced that Edward is to be appointed as King’s Counsel, following the 2022 KC Competition. 

Tim Reid of Hogan Lovells
has a wide experience in all areas of real estate litigation and dispute resolution.  Tim has developed a practice with particular strengths in the fields of leasehold enfranchisement, dilapidations and property related insolvency, having been involved with a number of notable pre-pack administration and CVA cases over the last decade  

This event is hybrid, it will take place in person at the Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn.  It will also be livestreamed in Leeds at the offices of Hagen Wolf, One Park Row, Leeds LS1 5AB and in Birmingham at the offices of Gowling WLG, Two Snowhill, Birmingham B4 6WR.  Each of these events will be followed by networking drinks and snacks.   Or you can attend remotely via Zoom.

Members can attend:

  • in person in London, followed by drinks and nibbles;  
  • at a livestream in Leeds, followed by drinks and nibbles;
  • at a livestream in Birmingham followed by drinks and nibbles; or
  • online via Zoom.


All members of the PBA and PLA are welcome to attend this free event. Please note that in person capacity is limited and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

If you are a Barrister and not a member of the PBA and you would like to attend either in Leeds or Birmingham, please email

PLA members should book via the PLA website

PBA members please register below - you will be asked to indicate whether you wish to attend in person in London or Leeds or online.


  • Registration: 05:30 PM
  • Panel discussion: 06:00 PM
  • Reception: 07:30 PM


28 February 2023


Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn and Zoom

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