Law reform: Property litigators give their verdict

Problems with commercial real estate law are a needless drag on the property industry and cause preventable financial losses to businesses across England and Wales. Sadly, the government appears too preoccupied to do anything about it. To highlight the issue, the Property Litigation Association launched its 10-point programme for reform last year (EG, 17 March 2018,), and has now followed up with a wide-ranging survey of its membership. The results are quite illuminating.

The worst offenders

PLA members – comprising 1,400 specialists in all aspects of property litigation from a variety of firms