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Planning Law: Shaping New Cases into Solution-Focused Advice for Your Clients

  • Tue 11th May 2021 until Mon 13th September 2021
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So you know what to expect, here is a clip of Andrew Parkinson of Landmark Chambers. Andrew answers the thorny question: when - right now - is good design a reason or material consideration for approval, looking at applications that have turned both ways?

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  1. Conditions

    What are the limits of the power to impose conditions on the grant of planning permission following DB Symmetry v Swindon Borough Council?

    Answered by: Richard Humphreys QC of No.5 Chambers

    Richard acted in the DB Symmetry v Swindon Borough Council litigation. "He is the ideal QC for complex planning cases - clear, concise, commercial - and a joy to work with."

  2. Viability

    What is the state of play on C2/C3 planning distinction, affordable housing and scheme viability following the Rectory Homes case?

    Answered by: Sarah Fitzpatrick Head of Planning, Norton Rose Fulbright

    Sarah has advised on some of the UK's most prominent developments, including the US Embassy at Nine Elms, the Shard, the Olympic Park, Crossrail and North Wales Connect.

  3. Design

    When - right now - is good design a reason or material consideration for approval, looking at applications that have turned both ways?

    Answered by: Andrew Parkinson of Landmark Chambers

    Andrew is ranked as one of the top 5 planning barristers under the age of 35. The Journal of Planning Law included 3 of his cases in its recent summary of important cases.

  4. Planning Policy

    Despite the controversy and hullabaloo, will the government change planning policy over the five-year land supply and housing delivery test?

    Answered by: David Brock Director, David Brock Consulting

    David is “immensely experienced, a great communicator and at the forefront of developments.” His projects include Canary Wharf and King's Cross. He writes the David Brock Planning Blog.

  5. Judicial Review

    What counts and makes a difference in a successful judicial review of planning decisions, supported by case-law and practical examples?

    Answered by: Mark Westmoreland Smith of Francis Taylor Buildings

    Mark acted for Drax in a High Court appeal of development consent given for a Yorkshire power station's repowering. He is editor of ‘Planning Appeal Decisions, Sweet & Maxwell’.

  6. Permitted Development

    What type of housing is coming forward under permitted development, prior approval and changes to the Use Class order?

    New and important innovations or damp squibs?

    Answered by: Cristina Howick Director of Planning Policy, Stantec

    Christina is named as one of the most influential women in UK planning. She wrote the PAS's Advice Note on objectively assessed need and advised on innumerable examinations and appeals.

  7. Statutory Instruments

    Does Gluck v SoS HCLG [2020] mark a departure in the Court's approach to statutory instruments in planning cases?

    Answered by: Charles Streeten of Francis Taylor Buildings

    Charles is a “fast-rising star of the planning bar, matching the very best for talent.” His advice is “clear and exceptionally pragmatic”, and he appeared in Gluck v SoS HCLG [2020].

All speaker quotes are taken from Chambers Directory, Who’s Who Legal or Legal 500

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Additional clips from Planning

Charles Streeten

Sarah Fitzpatrick

Richard Humphreys QC

Mark Westmoreland Smith

David Brock

Cristina Howick