Planning and Compulsory Purchase Webinar Series 2021

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

07 October 2021

The story of s106 agreements

In our third interactive webinar of 2021, we looked at the detailed story of a s106, from heads of terms in the officer’s report, the extent of land and parties being bound and use of conditions to the detail of obligations and interaction with other agreements. Sarah Sutherland (Senior Associate) and Anna Coyle (Solicitor) presented the session which focused on practical tips from their extensive experience in the team as well as pitfalls to be aware of from recent case law.

Please note: this webinar was first broadcast on Thursday 23 September.

Town and Village Greens – a Constraint on Development

In our second webinar of 2021, we considered recent Town and Village Green cases and discussed the practical implications for developers and landowners arising from these cases. Sarah Sutherland (Senior Associate) chaired the session, and was joined by colleagues Cathryn Tracey (Senior Associate) and Jen Ashwell (Senior Associate). There was also an opportunity to ask questions in a Q&A session.

Please note: this webinar was first broadcast on Wednesday 12 May.

Planning Case Law in 2020 Review

Our first interactive webinar in our 2021 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Webinar Series is now available to watch on-demand.

In this webinar we look back at the key planning cases in 2020 in relation to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 regime, with a particular focus on practical tips for both local authorities and developers. Sarah Sutherland, (Senior Associate) chaired the session and is joined by colleagues Alex Minhinick (Director) and Anna Coyle (Solicitor). We highlight what we consider to be the seminal cases from last year and discuss the implications for the planning industry.

Please note: this webinar was first broadcast on Tuesday 23 February.

If you’d like an accessible version of any of these webinars, please email Lauren Brenton on

In 2021’s quarterly webinar series, we will cover a range of topical issues led by planning and compulsory purchase specialists. 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

  • 2 December: A Procedural Guide to Judicial review and Statutory Challenges 

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

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