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Annual Planning Day 2019 - Practical Answers



CPD Hours


RICS, 12 Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AD

Aimed at planning consultants and developers, the conference will specifically focus on providing practical answers to the biggest questions in planning law, as well as a look at what the future may hold.

Our barristers frequently appear in the leading cases that shape the planning system and develop planning law.

Offering first-hand guidance from leading experts in planning and environmental law, the conference is an ideal opportunity to hear about the impact of recent and important legal developments in the field, and meet our barristers and clerks in an informal and friendly setting. The event will be followed by a conference drinks reception, to be held at a nearby venue. Details will be announced on the day.

We are also pleased to announce Michael Gallimore as this year's keynote speaker. Michael is a Partner at Hogan Lovells and Head of the Birmingham Office.

A limited number of spaces remain for this event, if you would like to register your interest in attending, please contact Sherine Morgan

09:30 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Chair's welcome and introduction - Mark Lowe QC

10:35 Keynote speech - Michael Gallimore, Hogan Lovells

11:00 Delivering strategic and community infrastructure: is the burden shifting to developers? - Michael Bedford QC, Ashley Bowes

11:30 Coffee break

12:00 Habitats and environment: An update - Estelle Dehon, Matt Lewin

12:30 Case law update part 1- Richard Ground QC, Ruchi Parekh

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Conducting effective hearings - Emmaline Lambert, Jack Parker

14:30 Housing Land Supply: what is left to fight about? - Josef Cannon, Robert Williams

15:00 Case law update part 2 –Robin Green, Edward Grant

15:30 Panel discussion: the future of the planning system - James Findlay QC, Harriet Townsend, Martin Edwards

16:30 Conference ends

17:00 Drinks Reception

19:00 Ends