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Past Webinars

Past webinars

Below is a list of webinars hosted by Chambers since the lockdown together with links to the presentations and recordings where available.

20 April    Planning and COVID-19 - legal update.  Speakers: Morag Ellis QC, Annabel Graham Paul, Hugh Flanagan.
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21 April    Business Rates and the Virus. Speakers: Richard Glover QC and Cain Ormondroyd
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23 April    We'll meet again...and when Parliament does, the Environmental Bill will move foward again. Speakers: Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Prof. Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Horatio Waller.
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28  April    Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development.  Speakers: James Pereira QC, Hugh Flanagan, Rebecca Clutten, Caroline Daly, Daisy Noble.
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29 April     A Guide to Making Effective Objections to Local Plans.  Speakers: Hereward Phillpot QC, Sarah Sackman, Caroline Daly.
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4 May      Light at the End of the Tunnel?  Introducing new evidence in the VTE and UT under Check, Challenge, Appeal.  Speakers: Cain Ormondroyd, Horatio Waller

6 May      Major Infrastructure Projects.  Speakers: Michael Humphries QC, Hereward Phillpot QC, Mark Westmoreland Smith, Isabella Tafur
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7 May      Aspects of Public Authority Decision Making. Speakers: James Pereira QC, Richard Honey, Melissa Murphy, Annabel Graham Paul, Conor Fegan.
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7 May      Quarterly Evironmental Law Seminar.  Speakers: James Pereira QC, Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Mark Westmoreland Smith, Ned Westaway, Charles Streeten, Merrow Golden, Esther Drabkin-Reiter.
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11 May     The Development Plan in 2020 - resurgent or receding?.  Speakers: Isabella Tafur, Charles Streeten.
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18 May     Tomorrow's Planning: Prospective Policy and Legislation in the Twenties.  Speakers: Sarah Sackman, Caroline Daly.
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19 May     Compulsory Purchase Orders.  Speakers: Richard Glover QC, Gregory Jones QC, Meyric Lewis, Annabel Graham Paul, Conor Fegan.
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19 May     Licensing Update for Local Authorities.  Speakers: Jeremy Phillips QC, James Rankin, Gary Grant, Leo Charalambides, Horatio Waller.
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22 May     Judicial Review Procedure Update.  Speakers David Matthias QC, Hereward Phillpot QC, Mark Westmoreland Smith, Sarah Sackman, Charles Streeten.
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27 May     The role and relevance of climate change in planning decisions. Speakers: Hereward Phillpot QC, Ned Westaway.
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1 June     Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone: planning and the heritage asset.  Speakers: Suzanne Ornsby QC, Craig Howell Williams QC, Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Melissa Murphy.
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3 June    Relaxation of Planning Obligations and CIL Liabilities - the Principles and the Practice.  Speakers: Douglas Edwards QC, Sarah Sackman.
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8 June     When Conditions Turn Foul: recent dilemma in the courts. Speakers: Annabel Graham Paul, Horatio Waller
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9 June      Key Valuation Principles.  Speakers: Richard Glover QC, Alexander Booth QC, Richard Honey, Conor Fegan.
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15 June    You Know You Need to Know – A case law update.  Speakers: David Graham, Merrow Golden, Daisy Noble
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16 June     Infrastructure Planning.  Speakers: Hereward Phillpot QC, Gregory Jones QC, Richard Honey, Hugh Flangan, Rebecca Clutten.
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16 June     A Lesson in Legal Alchemy: Leech Homes v Northumberland County Council – CAAD Appeal Relating to 135 Homes Dismissed as Inappropriate Development in Green Belt.  Speakers: James Pereira QC, Daisy Noble.
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17 June    Rates and the Virus  - issues for local authorities.  Speakers: Richard Glover QC, Cain Ormondroyd.
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19 June    The Scope of and Limits to Central Government Powers to Act and Decide. Speakers: Richard Honey, Sarah Sackman, Merrow Golden, Conor Fegan.
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22 June    Recent Green Belt Cases – openness, designation and policy reach.  Speakers: Craig Howell Williams QC, Michael Brendan Brett.
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29 June    The Tilted Balance in the NPPF 2019.  Speakers: Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Esther Drabkin-Reiter.
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1 July      Time to Rethink Planning From First Principles? A Need For Bold Reform? What’s Afoot? Speakers: Craig Howell Williams QC, Melissa Murphy, Caroline Daly.    
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3 July      Business and Planning Bill.  Speakers: Richard Honey, Daisy Noble, Conor Fegan.
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6 July      Planning, Covid-19 and Viability. Speakers: Mark Westmoreland Smith, Hugh Flanagan.
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7 July      The Rules for Independence Day and Beyond.  Speakers: Gary Grant, Charles Holland, Leo CharalambidesDownload materials

8 July      Viability - an open book?  Disclosure Obligations.  Speakers: Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Melissa Murphy.  
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14 July     Planning Enforcement  - Recent Case Law and Other Developments.  Speakers: Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Charles Forrest.
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20 July     Infrastructure Planning. Speaker: Hereward Phillpot QC, Craig Howell Williams QC, Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Michael Fry.
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The oral presentations including answers given in any question and answer session (“the presentation”) and accompanying papers are intended for general purposes only and should not be viewed as a comprehensive summary of the subject matters covered. Nothing said in the presentations or contained in this papers constitutes legal or other professional advice and no warranty is given nor liability accepted for the contents of the presentation or the accompanying paper. Speakers and Francis Taylor Building will not accept responsibility for any loss suffered as a consequence of reliance on information contained in the presentations or papers. We are happy to provide specific legal advice by way of formal instructions.