Important Updates to Possession Claims in the Private Rented Sector

On-demand Masterclass Recorded on 19 June 2020

David Smith, a recognised expert in property litigation and regulatory compliance, deep-dives into a number of recent legal updates and their implications for current and future possession claims. 


  • Dissecting the Court of Appeal’s judgment in the case of Trecarrell House Limited v Rouncefield
  • How will the new Pre-Action Protocol for private renting change the way possession notices are served?
  • The implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 for current and future possession proceedings


Disclaimer: All content presented in this webinar is intended for general information purposes only and should not be considered as legal advice or official guidance.



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David Smith, Partner, JMW Solicitors and Legal Counsel at NRLA


David specialises in residential property rights and agency and has experience of a wide range of property litigation. He is particularly well known for his work in:

  • Agent terms of business and other contracts;
  • Tenancy agreements and licences;
  • Consumer protection and rights;
  • Agent regulation including Client Money Protection, data protection and anti-money laundering;
  • Landlord regulation including deposit protection and property licensing;
  • Welsh law;
  • Public affairs and political representation;
  • Mediation representation.

David has written or contributed to a number of books and journal articles on these topics and is highly sought after as a speaker and lecturer.