Cornerstone Annual Planning Day 2016

07 Nov 2016, 6:33 am


Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE


£100+VAT per ticket

Tickets are now available for the Cornerstone Barristers’ Annual Planning Conference aimed at practitioners in the private sector, taking place on 7th November 2016.

The day will be hosted by Cornerstone Barristers’ team of planning experts, with an introduction from key note speaker John Rhodes OBE, Director of Quod.

John has been closely involved in formulating planning policy as an advisor to the Government on the preparation of the National Planning Policy Framework, the NPPG reforms to CIL and, Chair of the Local Plans Expert Group who reported to the Communities Secretary and the Minister of State for Communities and Housing in March 2016.

Against the background of the Housing & Planning Act 2016, a new Prime Minister and leaving the European Union there will be plenty to discuss at the Cornerstone Planning Conference. In convivial surroundings the Planning Team will provide developers and planning consultants with practical guidance on the latest developments in planning law. See the programme for further details.

  • Programme

    08.50 – Registration and coffee
    09.30 – Chair’s welcome and introduction – Paul Shadarevian
    09.40 – Guest speaker – John Rhodes, Quod
    10.10 – Housing & Planning Act starter homes – Jonathan Clay
    10.50 – Neighbourhood plans: Past, Present and Future – Mark Lowe QC & Rob Williams
    11.30 – Coffee
    11.45 – Local plans & the NPPF – Michael Bedford QC
    12.25 – Housing land supply/OAN – Joe Cannon
    12.50 – Lunch
    13.50 – Planning obligations and CIL: how to avoid a double whammy – Clare Parry
    14.15 – Environmental assessment update – Tom Cosgrove & Ashley Bowes
    14.50 – Air quality issues/pollution/flood risk: how to address these issues – Asitha Ranatunga
    15.25 – Major cases in the last year – Richard Ground QC & Jack Parker
    16.10 – Chair’s concluding remarks