*postponed*Annual Planning Seminar 2020

***In line with Government Advice, we have decided that the Annual Planning Seminar scheduled to take place on Monday 30th March will be postponed. The health and wellbeing of our clients, colleagues and their families is of the utmost importance to us in these uncertain times.

The seminar has been rescheduled for Monday 12th October. If you have already booked for the seminar an email will be sent to all delegates with further information. Bookings for the new date will open soon, or subscribe to our mailing list to receive an email when bookings reopen ***

Presented by the Planning & Environment Group, the Annual Planning Seminar returns for 2020 and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates in the world of planning and environmental law.

Update your knowledge of the latest guidance and case law covering government policy, local planning, housing land supply, green belt, the Rosewell Review and nitrates development. Our leading planning seminar is aimed at planning professionals including consultants, planning officers, lawyers, developers, surveyors and architects.


09.15 - 10.00 Registration and Breakfast
10.00 - 10.30 Welcome and hot topic - presented by Richard Kimblin QC
10.30 - 11.00 Panel discussion – Raynsford: Has Government policy led to the creation of slum housing? - presented by Peter Goatley and Jack Smyth
11.00 - 11.05 Q&A
11.05 - 11.30 Refreshment Break
11.30 - 11.55 Local Plans, housing numbers and soundness - presented by Satnam Choongh
11.55 – 12.15 In Five Years' Time - Determining Housing Land Supply through Annual Monitoring Reports, Annual Position Statements and s78 Appeal Evidence - presented by James Corbet Burcher
12.15 – 12.35 Fade to Brown - Green belts and the future - presented by Nina Pindham
12.35 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.20 Rosewell Review – key lessons a year on - presented by Christopher Young QC
14.20 – 14.50 Withdrawn from Reality? - How will the EU divorce affect key planning - presented by Paul Cairnes QC and Tim Jones
14.50 – 15.10 NO3P(Es) – Nitrates, phosphorous, and development - presented by Christian Hawley
15.10 – 16.10 Case Law Update - presented Scott Stemp, Leanne Buckley-Thomson, Howard Leithead and Oliver Lawrence
16.10 Q & A
16.30 Close