Planning and Compulsory Purchase webinar series 2020

In this new quarterly webinar series we will cover a range of topical issues led by planning and compulsory purchase specialists

22 July 2020

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 will be joined by colleagues Stephen Humphreys (Senior Associate) and Anna Coyle (Solicitor) and will 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.

On-demand webinars

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. 

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In the second of our quarterly Planning webinars, we focus on Heritage - practical approach to law and policy. This session is led by Danny Whittle and Sarah Sutherland and covers the following:

  • An overview of the legal framework for protecting heritage assets
  • The importance of understanding heritage designations
  • How to approach heritage assets
  • A case law and appeal decision update.
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In the first of our quarterly webinar series 'Garden Cities, Regeneration and Compulsory Purchase Orders', 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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Information about future webinars in this series is set out below. Full details will be sent out in advance of each session.

Dates for your diaries

  • September: Community Infrastructure Levy – Avoiding Common Pitfalls
  • November: Certificates of Lawful Use and Permitted Development – Navigating the System

If there are any other topics you would like to see feature in the series, please do let us know.

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