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New guidance for statutory intervention & inspection

Jul 02, 2020
In light of recent issues regarding the financial struggles of local authorities, Mark Heath looks at the new guidance for managing intervention and inspection.

Airbnb, Booking.com etc - can a tenant use their premises for such short term occupation?

Jul 02, 2020
Andy Lane considers a recent case in the Upper Tribunal concerning the use of short-term occupation sites such as Airbnb.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 9 - Infrastructure

Jun 30, 2020
Richard Kimblin QC interviews Angus Walker, Chair of the Board of the National Infrastructure Planning Association on infrastructure projects during the emergency, whether consenting procedures might actually be better after the emergency and infrastructure and economic recovery.

The LLG Grapevine 29th June

Jun 29, 2020
Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss home working, planning permission, local lock-downs, data protection and the Business and Planning Bill.

Planning Enforcement Orders: law and practice

Jun 25, 2020
Joe Cannon and Alex Williams provide practical tips for LPA investigators and lawyers seeking to give themselves the edge in court proceedings.

Homelessness and COVID-19

Jun 24, 2020
Catherine Rowlands, Andy Lane and Tara O'Leary consider the impact of the pandemic on homelessness with a focus on the rough sleeper initiative, the issues of priority need, intentionality and homelessness/threatened with homelessness, and the issues faced by front-line officers investigating cases and securing information.

Guide to the law on police pensions

Jun 24, 2020
In this 8-part podcast series, hosts David Lock QC and Samantha Broadfoot QC present an in-depth guide to the law on police pensions.

Public law update: relinquished babies

Jun 22, 2020
In this family law webinar, Michael Jones gives a public law update on babies relinquished for adoption.

GDPR 2 years on - lessons learned and practical tips for compliance

Jun 22, 2020
In this webinar, the Cornerstone Information Law team discuss the main GDPR issues that organisations have encountered and give practical tips on compliance, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A practical guide to giving evidence at planning inquiries

Jun 18, 2020
In this webinar, Edward Grant, Emmaline Lambert and Isabella Buono explain the duties of expert witnesses, how to prepare an effective proof of evidence and how to give effective oral evidence.

How to deal with Subject Access Requests during the coronavirus pandemic

Jun 16, 2020
Do you still have to comply with subject access requests and freedom of information requests during the coronavirus pandemic? Vicki Bowles provides practical guidance and steps on how to deal with such requests.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 8 - Local Plans: Part 1

Jun 15, 2020
In this edition, Richard Kimblin QC, Ian Kemp and Thea Osmund-Smith outline virtual hearings and legal bear traps involved in local plans and their examination.

The LLG Grapevine 15th June

Jun 15, 2020
Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath of LLG discuss legal considerations pertaining to the removal of statutes, the draft Model Code of Conduct, the 4th Health Amendment Regulations, procurement - fraud and corruption, PFI assets and contracts, challenges for women lawyers, virtual court hearings and housing possessions.

Latest developments in local government law: remote decision-making, healthcare, social care and education

Jun 11, 2020
In the newest instalment of 39 Essex Chambers' webinar series on local government law, Fenella Morris QC, Sian Davies, Jack Anderson and Tom Amraoui discuss developments in remote decision-making, health care law, social care law and education law.

Planning for the recovery - episode 4

Jun 11, 2020
The panel of planning barristers from No5 return again with answers to a range of questions from across the planning sector. Christopher Young QC, Thea Osmund-Smith, James Corbet Burcher, Jack Smyth and Leanne Buckley-Thomson discuss government legislation, guidance and broader sector activity.

Adjudication, expert evidence and the crystallisation of disputes

Jun 11, 2020
David Sawtell explores what happens when a party refers a delay claim to adjudication and whether a time-consuming fresh dispute would be raised in response.

What's next for property litigation?

Jun 11, 2020
Michael Walsh, Tim Polli QC and Daniel Dovar discuss Dhillon v (1) Barclays Bank plc & (2) Chief Land Registrar [2020] EWCA Civ 619, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill and their predictions for what will be keeping property litigators busy for the next six months.

Civil Penalty Notices

Jun 10, 2020
Vilma Vodanovic and Alice Richardson examine Civil Penalty Notices. These are part of the range of enforcement measures available to Local Authorities against private residential landlords. The session explores appeals for such Notices in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber, including an explanation of the process and useful tips.

Improvement Notices & the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

Jun 10, 2020
James McHugh and Morgan Brien examine Improvement Notices in relation to Landlords, Local Authorities and their advisers.

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

Jun 10, 2020
Alice Richardson and Morgan Brien examine Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). The webinar will be of interest to a wide range of Landlords, as well as Local Authorities and their advisers.

First-Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber Appeals – practice and procedure

Jun 10, 2020
Housing and Property Litigation barristers Vilma Vodanovic and Tom Tyson examine the Appeals process in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber.

Enforcing & escaping property transactions - contractual termination, rescission & specific performance

Jun 10, 2020
This webinar, hosted by Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Priya Gopal and Byroni Kleopa, discusses the options for enforcing and escaping property transactions in the current climate from the perspective of both vendors and purchasers.

The LLG Grapevine 8th June

Jun 09, 2020
Deborah Evans (CEO), Dennis Hall (Bulletin Editor) and Helen McGrath (Head of Public Affairs) from LLG discuss the Seven Principles of Public Life, new school regulations, judicial review, remote meeting case studies, child vaccination disputes, the Commons Briefing on the role of the governments law officers, local lockdown powers and Brexit - remember that?!

Politics v democracy & the role of the Monitoring Officer

Jun 09, 2020
In this webinar, Mark Heath discusses the intersection between the role of monitoring officers and the role of local democracy and politics, during these challenging times.

Elections and the Coronavirus Act 2020

Jun 05, 2020
Allison Cook, Public Sector Partner at VWV, talks to specialist in elections law, Mark Heath about the changes to elections introduced under the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Controlling demolition in planning and the Save Britain’s Heritage Lancaster case

Jun 05, 2020
In this podcast, Richard Harwood QC looks at how planning law finally took control over the demolition of buildings.

Progressing DCO projects during COVID-19

Jun 05, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected infrastructure planning, resulting in DCO delays for nationally significant infrastructure projects. Angus Walker, discusses progressing DCO projects during this time.

COVID-19 related checks and proposals: pitfalls, tips and an update

Jun 04, 2020
As part of their mini webinar series on rating law, Luke Wilcox and Stephen Morgan discuss COVID-19 related checks and proposals.

Update to progressing DCOs during COVID-19

Jun 04, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect infrastructure planning and cause delays to nationally significant infrastructure projects, Angus Walker provides an update on progressing DCOs during this time.

Development plan issues

Jun 04, 2020
With the Government apparently maintaining its objective of having all local plans in place by the end of 2023, this webinar considers the current issues for development plan preparation arising from the restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

ATMs – is this cash machine free to use?

Jun 03, 2020
In another instalment of their mini webinar series on rating law, Dan Kolinsky QC, Tim Morshead QC and Tim Mould QC discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Cardtronics and others v Sykes (VO).

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 7 - Lochailort Investments Ltd v Mendip District Council

May 29, 2020
In the seventh instalment of No5's Planning Team's podcast, Hashi Mohamed and Tim Jones discuss a recent latest case concerning Neighbourhood Plans.

Planning for the recovery - episode 3

May 29, 2020
In the third instalment of a four-part webinar series, Christopher Young QC, Leanne Buckley-Thomson, Thea Osmund-Smith, Jack Smyth and James Corbet Burcher tackle another set of planning questions.

Local Plans Do's & Don'ts

May 28, 2020
In the 10th episode of Kings Chambers' Planning Podcast, David Manley QC, Gary Grant and Constanze Bell, chaired by Philip Robson discuss keeping local plans alive.

Current issues in heritage law and practice

May 28, 2020
Harriet Townsend and Emma Dring discuss heritage points at appeal and in the higher courts and highlight some recent developments in heritage law and practice.

Break clauses in a time of uncertainty

May 28, 2020
In this webinar, Damian Falkowski and David Sawtell consider the perils and pitfalls of break clauses and how the most recent cases in this area have been decided.

Workshop on virtual meetings

May 27, 2020
In this webinar, Cornerstone Barristers draw on the experience of virtual local authority meetings which have been held so far to provide some practical solutions to issues that have arisen and share best practice.

Current issues in listed building regulation: Dill, “building” and curtilage

May 26, 2020
David Elvin QC and Guy Williams consider a recent judgment of the Supreme Court which is of major importance as to what items may properly be listed as listed buildings and how a decision to list such an item may be challenged, including in the course of enforcement and other proceedings.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 6 - Planning Enforcement

May 26, 2020
Richard Kimblin QC, Scott Stemp and Howard Leithead to discuss COVID- 19 consequences with a focus on planning enforcement.

Planning for the recovery - episode 2

May 26, 2020
In the second instalment of a four-part webinar series, Christopher Young QC, Leanne Buckley-Thomson, Thea Osmund-Smith, Jack Smyth and James Corbet Burcher look at 12 questions including how will LPAs make robust assessments of supply in the absence of data, how to determine a planning application in the absence of a site visit and more.

Planning for the recovery - episode 1

May 23, 2020
In the first instalment of a four-part webinar series, Christopher Young QC, Leanne Buckley-Thomson, Thea Osmund-Smith, Jack Smyth and James Corbet Burcher look at how the pandemic will affect planning enquiries and five-year supply, alongside recent Secretary of State decisions and more.

School Admissions Appeals - New Coronavirus Regulations

May 22, 2020
VWV Education Partner Yvonne Spencer explains the new regulations that have been enforced in relation to schools admissions appeals.

Viability in planning: coping with covid local plans and Section 78 appeals

May 21, 2020
In this webinar, Neil Cameron QC, Robert Fourt and Charles Banner QC discuss the effects of the pandemic on planning.

Planning case law review

May 21, 2020
Tom Cosgrove QC and Robin Green have an in-depth discussion of significant decisions of the higher courts and their implications for planning in 2020.

Recent developments in mandatory, additional and selective licensing

May 21, 2020
In this webinar, Dean Underwood considers recent changes in the landscape of mandatory, additional and selective licensing under the Housing Act 2004, focusing in particular on recent decisions of the appeal courts and tribunals.

How and why the ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy has been held to be unlawful

May 21, 2020
In this webinar, Landmark Chambers barristers discuss how and why the ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy has been held to be unlawful.

Injunctions against protesters and travellers webinar

May 21, 2020
Landmark Chambers barristers discuss where the law now stands on injunctions against groups of protesters and travellers, and the proposed extension of relevant police powers against unauthorised encampments.

Liquidation Foundation: the basics of property insolvency Part 2 - landlords with insolvent corporate tenants

May 20, 2020
Landmark Chambers' barristers discuss insolvency in a talk complimenting their "Property in Quarantine" webinar series.

Can planning meet the renewable energy challenge?

May 20, 2020
With experts saying that renewable energy could power an economic recovery from the Coronavirus, planning lawyers may soon be busy delivering renewable energy schemes. Philip Robson, Giles Cannock QC, Rebecca Williams, Chris Calvert and Peter Nesbit discuss.
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