Zoom webinar – Current issues in heritage law and practice

28 May 2020, 10:25 pm


Harriet Townsend, Emma Dring





The potential impact of development on heritage assets can be a difficult issue to negotiate in planning applications and appeals, and the correct approach has been and continues to be the subject of much litigation.

Harriet Townsend and Emma Dring are experienced in dealing with heritage points at appeal and in the higher courts. In this webinar, they discussed some recent developments in heritage law and practice:

Topics covered include:

· Heritage and tall buildings, including recent Historic England consultation.
. What is the ‘optimum viable use’, to be weighed against less than substantial harm?
· Climate change and renewable energy – implications for the historic environment.
· The Coronavirus pandemic 2020 – miscellaneous issues for the heritage sector.

SLIDES – Click here to download a copy of the slides used in this webinar.