The Use of Land and Buildings: Legal Issues in Practice

The Use of Land and Buildings: Legal Issues in Practice

Regular price £165.00

Spend a morning mastering the tricky legal issues involved in the use of land and buildings with the guru of the subject, Martin Goodall, author of The Essential Guide to the Use of Land and Buildings under the Planning Acts and A Practical Guide to Permitted Changes of Use.

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About the Seminar

Martin, together with William Upton from Six Pump Court, will brief you on the key issues facing planners and property specialists when dealing with the use of land and buildings and material changes of use, including the practical operation of the 4-year rule and 10-year rule, the ‘second bite’ provision and lawful development certificates.

Ben Garbett from Keystone Law will also update you on the further developments in the law governing permitted changes of use under the GPDO.

Plenty of time is also set aside for lively question and answer sessions chaired by Brian Waters, Editor of Planning in London, so you can learn from the problems of others in the industry as well.

All delegates will also receive the print & digital of Martin’s new book The Essential Guide to the Use of Lands and Buildings under the Planning Acts - worth £75 when bought together after publication

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Speakers to include

Martin Goodall
With over 35 years’ experience and a highly acclaimed blog, Martin is one of the most respected and knowledgeable lawyers in planning law. He has appeared as an advocate at numerous public inquiries in various major cases and is also a member of the Law Society’s Planning Panel and a Legal Associate of the RTPI.

William Upton
William is a barrister at Six Pump Court specialising in planning, environmental and local government law. As a result, his experience ranges across the civil and criminal courts, as well as planning inquiries. He has acted for local authorities, the Environment Agency, private developers and third parties. He has a particular interest in the overlap between planning and environmental law, and is a frequent lecturer on both areas.

Ben Garbett
Recognised as a leading individual in the legal directories for planning law, Ben advises individuals and businesses on high value commercial to small scale residential projects.

Brain Waters (Chair)
Brian is principal of architects and planning consultants The Boisot Waters Cohen Partnership, founded in 1972. He is chairman of the London Planning & Development Forum and joint publishing editor of Planning in London, its journal, a director of Land Research Unit Ltd which publishes the journal and a partner in Studio & Gallery Crown Reach.

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Date & Venue

10.00 – 13.00, Friday 17 November 2017

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

How much?
£165 + VAT 

Price includes attendance at the seminar and both the print and digital editions of The Essential Guide to the Use of Land and Buildings under the Planning Acts (sent on publication in November).

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