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Latest News, Publications & Podcasts

In a landmark ruling the UK Supreme Court unanimously decided that insurance policies providing business interruption insurance...

Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021
Mike Duck QC who prosecutes in case with Siobhan Collins, Phil Bradley QC and Ecky Tiwana defended King....

Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021
The Wills Act 1837 Order 2020 means that it is now possible to witness a will via a video call....

Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021
Alex Mellis shares his experiences of Remote Hearings with 12 steps to better Remote hearings...

Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021
The webinar will include talks on: Planning Reforms: How much legislative change could there actually be? Why proceed with the promotion of a local plan? Is now the time to promote and make substantial applications? Environment Bill: The row about the regulator and why it matters. Environmental principles in a planning context. Environmental targets and what plans and projects should be aiming for. CIL / S106: Land value capture – where did this come from and why would it be a big deal? Where does the money go and why are the proposals radical? Standard method update: Where we are now? Levelling up...

Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021
From the No5 Barristers Chambers Annual Local Planning Authority Webinar, Effective Performance at Appeal with Leanne Buckley-Thomson...

Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021
Local Plans: Lessons from Recent Examinations with Hugh Richards - From the No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Group's Planning Local Authority Webinar 2020...

Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021

Latest Events

In this webinar Alex and Maria will provide an in depth consideration of:, The implications of Schedule 10 of CIGA 2020, Re A Company [2020] EWHC 1551 and other test cases dealt with by Alex and Maria, The Insolvency Practice Direction and practical tips!...

Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021
Cost: Free
This webinar will look at recent interesting cases and important developments in costs matters. The aim is to help practitioners comply with the Civil Procedure Rules and achieve the best outcomes in hearings relating to costs, including applications for relief from sanctions for late costs budgets. It will consider decisions regarding the extent of valid Part 36 Offers and reduction in costs for where the level of damages claimed are not awarded....

Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021
Cost: Free
*New 2021 date* Annual Planning Seminar will return in 2021 and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates in the world of planning law....

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021
Cost: TBC