Cost: from £205 + VAT
Speaker: Umi Filby
This course will provide attendees with a solid understanding of the foundations and principles of highway law and development. This will include the relevant legislation, case law and format of highway agreements. Attendees will look at the different roles of a local authority lawyer, advising their council as highway authority or as the local planning authority.
The course will cover:
This course is aimed primarily at local government lawyers who are new to highways and development law and wish to understand the basic legal framework. By the end of the course the attendees will have a good understanding of the legislation and the key principles and will feel equipped to provide advice on highways in the planning context.
About the speaker:
Associate, Womble Bond Dickinson
Umi is an experienced solicitor who has worked within local government for 17 years. Whilst in local government, her practice included regularly drafting planning and highway agreements, drafting traffic regulation orders, advising at planning and rights of way committees and representing her local authority at public local inquiries. She is now an Associate Solicitor in the planning and infrastructure team at Womble Bond Dickinson.