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Flexible contracts (PP) - Sinead Casey, Linklaters

Flexible contracts (PP) - Sinead Casey, Linklaters What is the secret to forming employment contracts for totally flexible working, e.g. "work anywhere" clauses, provision of workspace and equipment, mental health provision?

Design

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

Judicial Review - Mark Westmoreland Smith, Francis Taylor Buildings

Judicial Review - Mark Westmoreland Smith, Francis Taylor Buildings What counts and makes a difference in a successful judicial review of planning decisions, supported by case-law and practical examples?

Adoption

Adoption Is there any clarity on the involvement of adoptive parents in the applications and courts process? Whose application is it and what is required to persuade the court to dispense with parental consent?

Allegations

Allegations How do you deal with allegations made by children if (1) there is no supporting evidence or (2) the allegation is not repeated (made previously to a teacher or foster carer)?

Coercive control

Coercive control Drawing on live cases involving children and vulnerable witnesses, how do you deal with coercive control, domestic violence and honour-based violence as part of a fact-finding hearing?

Statutory Instruments - Charles Streeten, Francis Taylor Buildings

Statutory Instruments - Charles Streeten, Francis Taylor Buildings Does Gluck v SoS HCLG [2020] mark a departure in the Court's approach to statutory instruments in planning cases?

Conditions - Richard Humphreys QC, No.5 Chambers

Conditions - Richard Humphreys QC, No.5 Chambers What are the limits of the power to impose conditions on the grant of planning permission following DB Symmetry v Swindon Borough Council?

Permitted Development - Cristina Howick, Stantec

Permitted Development - Cristina Howick, Stantec 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?

Planning Policy - David Brock, David Brock Consulting

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

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