Planning Law Conference 2018

Planning Law Conference 2018

Date & Time: 

Thursday 25th January 2018, 9:30am until 4:30pm


81 Chancery Lane,


£120 (£100 plus VAT)

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Guest Speaker:

  • Charles Mynors, Law Commission

Speakers include:

  • Alison Foster QC
  • Paul Stinchcombe QC
  • Richard Harwood OBE QC
  • John Pugh-Smith
  • Christiaan Zwart
  • Richard Wald
  • James Burton
  • Philippa Jackson
  • Stephanie David

Topics include:

  • Housing – where next?
  • Neighbourhood planning
  • The effects of the new Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations
  • The Community Infrastructure, planning obligations and property taxes
  • Tips for expert witnesses
  • Planning law reform


9:00am  Registration / Tea and Coffee

9:30am: Opening remarks – Richard Harwood QC

9:45am: Planning for Housing: Recent Developments – James Strachan QC & Philippa Jackson

10:40am: Coffee break

11:00am: Planning Law reform in Wales and England – Charles Mynors, Law Commission

11:40am: Where’s the Money? Community Infrastructure Levy, Planning Obligations and Rating – Alison Foster QC and Christiaan Zwart

12:30pm: Lunch

1:15pm: Heritage, Enforcement, Air Quality and Ecology – Richard Harwood QC and Stephanie David

2:10pm: Tea break

2:30pm: Planning Applications: practice, caselaw and EIA – Richard Wald and James Burton

3:30pm: Panel discussion

4:20pm: Finish and drinks


To view the full slides from the event, please click here.

Key Contact:


Phil Desmondez

39 Essex Chambers is accredited by the Law Society and the Bar Council to provide CPD accredited courses. This course is accredited for 5 CPD hours.

NB: This programme of speakers and talks is subject to change.

The venue has full disabled access, however, if you do have any special requirements, please contact Phil.

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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