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Chambers holds a rolling programme of events including seminars and breakfast briefings. They are directed towards professional clients and to relevant lay clients. FTB is a Law Society and Bar Standards Board accredited CPD provider. Seminars may qualify for CPD points under the rules of other professional governing bodies including the RTPI and RICS. For further information please contact Deirdre Mahon, Marketing Manager or one of our clerks - 020 7353 8415

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FTB Annual Planning Forum Manchester, 24 September 2018

This half day afternoon seminar will provide an opportunity to be informed about and discuss the latest developments in planning with some of the leading barristers in the field. 
It will focus on key practical issues, providing a convenient way for busy solicitors, planning consultants and local authority officers to keep up to date and manage the implications of recent changes. 

Registration from 1.45pm.  Seminar from 2.00 - 5.30pm.  Drinks reception from 5.30-6.30pm.


The seminar will be chaired by Morag Ellis QC

Venue: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4QJ
Event Speakers: Morag Ellis QC, Craig Howell Williams QC, Gregory Jones QC, James Pereira QC, Jeremy Pike, Melissa Murphy, Juan Lopez, Cain Ormondroyd, Ned Westaway
CPD: 3 CPD Points
Cost: £40 + VAT per attendee Book now

Annual Licensing Seminar for Police

An all day seminar for police licensing officers and solicitors.

Registration from 10.30am.  Seminar from 11.00 am to 3.30pm.


Chairman: Gary Grant

11.00am     Closure Orders - Charles Streeten

11.30am     Minimum Unit Pricing - Jeremy Phillips QC

12.15pm     Coffee

12.35pm     The amended s.182 Guidance - James Rankin

1.20pm       Lunch (sandwich lunch will be provided)

2.15pm       Licensing Plans and red lines - Charles Holland

3.00pm       Discussion on licensing topics

3.30pm       Close followed by drinks and nibbles

Venue: Francis Taylor Building, Inner Temple, London, EC4Y 7BY
Event Speakers: Jeremy Phillips QC, James Rankin, Gary Grant, Charles Holland, Charles Streeten
CPD: 3 hours
Cost: There is no charge to attend this event but places are limited and must be reserved in advance Book now
Public footpath

Current Issues in the Law of Rights of Way, Commons and Public Open Spaces

12th November 2018.  Registration from 1.30pm.  Seminar from 1.50 - 6.00pm followed by a short drinks reception.

This all afternoon seminar will include legal and practical sessions from leading and expert practitioners from FTB.  The seminar will be chaired by Stephen Sauvain QC.

The seminar will discuss the hottest current topics in highways and open spaces law, with contributions from practitioners involved in some of the leading cases of the last twelve months including R (Lancashire CC) v SSEFRA [2018] EWCA Civ 721 and Ramblers' Association v SSEFRA [2017] EWHC 716 (Admin). It is designed to be accessible to lawyers, practitioners and interested individuals at all levels, recognising the wider public interest in the footpath and open space network.

The topics to be covered include:


Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL
Event Speakers: Stephen Sauvain QC, David Matthias QC, Douglas Edwards QC, Philip Petchey, Timothy Comyn, Juan Lopez, Mark Westmoreland Smith, Hugh Flanagan, Ned Westaway, Caroline Daly, Charles Forrest, Merrow Golden
CPD: 3
Cost: £50 + VAT per attendee Book now