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With most universities now adopting remote learning and students being actively discouraged from returning after the Christmas/New Year break, many students (and their parents) are wondering why they are continuing to pay rent for university accommodation. The issue has already attracted the attention of the Competition & Markets Authority and numerous MPs. In this webinar, barristers from Landmark Chambers examine the issues involved and outline possible remedies.

**This event will be hosted as a webinar. Participation is free of charge however, advance registration is required. Please note that participants will receive the joining instructions by email prior to the webinar.**



Thursday 4th February 2021


11:00 - 12:30




Free to attend




Introduction by Chair - Justin Bates

Private law issues for both halls of residence and private tenancies - Justin Bates

Public and regulatory law issues for both halls of residence and private tenancies (including rent strikes) - Admas Habteslasie

Questions and discussion

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