Webinars on-demand: Planning and Compulsory Purchase webinar series 2020

In this on-demand webinar series we cover a range of topical issues led by planning and compulsory purchase specialists

14 December 2020

Upcoming webinars

We have a number of webinars planned throughout 2021 on a range of topics. To find out more information, please see our 2021 webinar schedule.

On-demand webinars

Certificates of Lawful Use and Permitted Development Rights – Navigating the System

In the last of our quarterly webinar series, we focus on Certificates of Lawful Use and Permitted Development Rights – Navigating the System.

In this webinar, we look at the detail of how and when Certificates of Lawful Use can be used as a tool to regularise an existing or proposed planning use. This often comes hand in hand with permitted development rights which can be a tricky regime to navigate, so we will also be focussing on the prior approvals process and the latest reforms which have been subject to a recent High Court challenge.

This session is chaired by Sarah Sutherland, who is joined by colleague Hannah Mannion (Solicitor).

Community Infrastructure Levy – Avoiding Common Pitfalls

In the third of our quarterly webinar series we focus on Community Infrastructure Levy – Avoiding Common Pitfalls.

This session is chaired by Sarah Sutherland, who is joined by colleagues Stephen Humphreys (Senior Associate) and Anna Coyle (Solicitor). In the webinar we cover the following:

  • A review of the key developments in relation to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) regime during the last year, with a particular focus on practical examples and common pitfalls for both charging authorities and developers.
  • Key case law updates following the amendments to the CIL Regulations back in September 2019
  • Discussion around the more recent relaxations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; and
  • A brief look forward to what’s on the horizon for the Regulations that are constantly evolving.

Garden Cities, Regeneration and Compulsory Purchase Orders

In the first of our quarterly webinar series, planning specialists, Sarah Sutherland and Gary Soloman cover:

  • Legal update including key cases on consenting hurdles
  • The 2020 focus on standards including net gain and Living with Beauty
  • Utilising CPO for garden cities and regeneration projects.

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Virtual planning inquiries 

In this additional webinar, we focus on virtual planning inquiries. The webinar is chaired by Sarah Sutherland, senior associate in our planning team and Sarah is joined by guest panel speakers Jeff Richards, Director and Head of Planning South West at Turley, Steven Kosky, Planning Director at Turley and Richard Moules of Landmark Chambers as well as colleague solicitor Anna Coyle. They have all recently been involved in the first virtual planning inquiry in England and Wales and this session is aimed at providing practical guidance and insight on this new format from the perspective of witnesses, advocate and the legal team. 

Key contact

Gary Soloman

Gary Soloman Partner

  • Head of Planning and Compulsory Purchase
  • Regeneration and Highways
  • Compulsory Purchase and Compensation

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