Webinar: Possession claims: they think it’s all over … is it now?

15 September 2020

The government bringing into force the Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from Eviction (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 on 29 August seems to indicate that the current stay on Part 55 possession claims will not be extended past 20 September.

In this webinar, Mark Baumohl, Sarah Salmon and Christopher McCarthy of the Field Court Housing Team provide an update on where things stand with possession claims. They will focus particularly on:

  • notice requirements
  • existing, issued and pending possession claims in the county court.

To register

Please email the following details to events@fieldcourt.co.uk:

  • Your first name and last name
  • Your job title and organisation

Registered delegates will be sent login details in advance to join the webinar.


Mark Baumohl focuses specifically in the fields of landlord and tenant, property and housing law as well as personal injury. He is an accredited mediator.

Sarah Salmon is a specialist housing, property and local government barrister. She is frequently instructed in possession actions, applications for injunctive relief and homelessness matters. Her caseload involves all aspects of housing law including anti-social behaviour, gaining tenancies by deception, subletting and failed successions.

Christopher McCarthy has extensive experience in a range of disputes concerning property and housing, both in court and in the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). His work includes possession claims, including bringing or defending applications to set-aside possession orders or suspend warrants, trespassers and interim orders.