20 May 2020

WEBINAR: 39 from 39, Episode 3: Local Plans - where are we now?

39 Essex Chambers presents a series of Planning Webinars

Each webinar will offer approximately 39 minutes of in-depth analysis of three carefully selected current planning issues, to include consideration of their practical significance for those involved in the planning process.

Episode 3: Local Plans – where are we now? 28 May 2020 is the tenth anniversary of the first attempt to revoke Regional Strategies, now replaced by the duty to co-operate. Peter Village QC, Rosie Scott and Katherine Barnes therefore take this opportunity to take stock of the law on local plans, to include discussion of recent developments in this important field. The topics to be covered are as follows:

  • The Duty to Co-operate: a statutory duty writ in water? An examination of the statutory provision which replaced Regional Strategies" – Peter Village QC
  • Lessons for local plans from the Heathrow decision (R (Plan B) v Secretary of State for Transport [2020] EWCA Civ 214) – Rosie Scott
  • A review of recent s.113 challenges: successes and failures – Katherine Barnes


Peter Village QC's presentation, to view click here Katherine Barnes' presentation, to view click here Rosie Scott's presentation, to view click here



Date and Time:

Wednesday 27th May @ 11am


PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is hosted by Zoom. Please visit the Zoom website for their Terms & Conditions.