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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Appeals in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

May 19, 2020
Vilma Vodanovic and Tom Tyson provide practical, step by step guidance on the appeals process, explaining the procedure, the distinctions from the civil courts and gives tips from both the Appellant and Local Authority's perspectives.

COVID-19 Weekly Brief: virtual meeting software

May 18, 2020
Tanya Corsie explores the various options for virtual meetings, covering online live streaming of meetings, the do's and don'ts of recording meetings, the need for moderators in large meetings, the role of good governance and policies, and what to do if your Councillors just don't have the technology.

COVID-19 and inquests: an update with Peter Skelton QC

May 15, 2020
In this episode of Law Pod UK, Emma-Louise Fenelon and Peter Skelton QC discuss the recent changes in legislation and guidance concerning the Coronial jurisdiction since the outbreak of COVID-19 and the ways in which Coroners and practitioners are rising to meet the challenges faced in lockdown.

An introduction to the Court of Protection

May 15, 2020
Alex Ruck Keene explains the fundamentals of the Court of Protection, covering its distinctive features, function and when it should be involved in a dispute.

Deprivation of Liberty - getting it right

May 14, 2020
Alex Ruck Keene considers the fundamentals of deprivation of liberty and "how to get deprivation of liberty right".

Local plan examinations

May 14, 2020
Michael Bedford QC, Wayne Beglan and Rob Williams adress recent developments in planning law including Duty to Co-operate, Sustainability Appraisal, protection of the Green Belt, the relation between different levels of development plan, the implications of Covid-19, and practical examination matters.

The impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector

May 14, 2020
In this construction law webinar, the team at Blake Morgan discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on the construction sector.

Developing in the Green Belt

May 14, 2020
Landmark Chambers host an in-depth webinar on development, housing and planning in the Green Belt.

PD51Z, case law update and proposals for space furlough and insolvency protection

May 12, 2020
Michael Walsh, Daniel Dovar, Jonathan Upton and Piers Harrison discuss PD51Z and Arkin v Marshall, the Supreme Court’s decision in Duval and proposals for space furlough and insolvency protection.

Locking down anti-social behaviour - an introduction to Public Spaces Protection Orders

May 12, 2020
In the third instalment of her series on community safety law during the lockdown, Kuljit Bhogal discusses Public Spaces Protection Orders.

From surviving to thriving in the new normal

May 12, 2020
Acuity Law and Cooke & Arkwright review the latest developments and continually evolving legislative environment in the commercial property market and the issues relevant to real estate professionals in the current climate.

COVID-19: redundancy & business planning

May 12, 2020
The government's job retention scheme currently covers more than 3 million employees which shows the scale of the challenge that businesses will face when the scheme has ended. Rebecca Mahon, Mark Alaszewski and Adam McGlynn outline best practice for businesses that may have to trigger the redundancy process.

Pretty Vacant: using vacant building credit

May 12, 2020
In the 8th episode of Kings Chambers' Planning Podcast, Matthew Stafford, Jonathan Easton, Piers Riley-Smith and Philip Robson consider how Vacant Building Credit may be used in response to the potential rise in vacant buildings during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Weekly Brief: Financial management in uncertain times

May 11, 2020
The current difficulties around the economy and employment resulting from the coronavirus outbreak highlight the importance of getting a grip on your finances, managing your money well and saving for that 'rainy day', says Richard Olive in this instalment of LLG's COVID-19 Weekly Brief.

Planning enforcement during the lockdown: is mediation the solution?

May 11, 2020
With the current standstill at the Planning Inspectorate, the resolution of planning enforcement appeals will be delayed. In this webinar Josef Cannon and Harry Spurr provide an overview of the main issues local authorities are facing as a result of this.

Possession claims and the Public Sector Equality Duty

May 11, 2020
In this webinar, Andrew Lane, Ryan Kohli, Emma Dring and Ruchi Parekh summarise the key principles involved in possession claims and the PSED, review the latest case law and provide some practical tips for lawyers in this area of law.

All Over For The Shop?

May 07, 2020
In this podcast, Kings Chambers' Philip Robson talks to Jeremy Hinds, National Head of Retail Planning at Savills, about the future of the high street, including what retailers and local authorities can do to deliver vibrant town centres.

Planning appeals in the era of COVID-19

May 07, 2020
In this webinar, Lisa Busch QC and Dr Ashley Bowes provided an update on the latest position taken by PINs, commenting on comparable steps taken by Government and local authorities in other areas of public law decision-making.

The three p's of processing ill health retirement

May 06, 2020
In this webinar, Alice Kinder looks at the impact of two recent decisions of the pensions ombudsman concerning the ill health retirement of individuals in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Property in quarantine: regulation of the private rented sector

May 06, 2020
In the first of their webinar series 'property in quarantine', Justin Bates and Richard Clarke discuss the regulation of housing conditions.

Property in quarantine: regulation of the private rented sector

May 06, 2020
In the first of their webinar series 'property in quarantine', Justin Bates and Richard Clarke discuss the regulation of housing conditions.

Locking down anti-social behaviour - COVID-19 and Closure Orders

May 05, 2020
In the second video in her series on anti-social behaviour during the coronavirus outbreak, Kuljit Bhogal looks at seeking closure orders during the lockdown.

Injunctions in Housing Law Cases

May 05, 2020
James McHugh and Morgan Brien explore the use of injunctions in the context of residential lettings.

Coronavirus - its impact on Discharges, DNARs, DPs and DoLs

May 05, 2020
Cornerstone Barristers discuss how the pandemic is affecting adult social care departments in relation to discharges from hospital, do not resuscitate orders, direct payments and deprivations of liberty.

Running remote parish council meetings

May 05, 2020
Many parish councils will be grappling with remote meeting technology for the first time in their response to lockdown and emergency decision making. Hosted by Deborah Evans, John Austin and Jane Moore consider how parish councils can best conduct virtual meetings and decision making during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Weekly Brief: Behaviour and Etiquette for Remote Meetings

May 05, 2020
What is appropriate behaviour and etiquette in remote meetings and how can scrutiny and governance be maintained whilst working remotely? Deborah Evans, Ed Hammond, and Philip McCourt consider best practice for remote meetings.

Homelessness and the Public Sector Equality Duty

May 04, 2020
The housing team at Cornerstone Barristers consider how the PSED should be addressed in homelessness decisions under Part 7 Housing Act 1996, what the Courts expect to see in decision letters, and what happens if the duty is overlooked or not properly complied with.

Remote licensing hearings: what you need to know

May 01, 2020
In this in-depth webinar, licensing experts at Cornerstone Barristers discuss how authorities are questioning how the existing licensing hearing regulations work alongside new remote meetings regulations.

Key proposals from the Planning for the Future white paper

Apr 30, 2020
Josef Cannon and Emma Dring host a webinar discussing the key proposals from the policy paper, Planning for the Future published in March.

What COVID-19 means for enforcement

Apr 30, 2020
The Coronavirus has impacted enforcement of planning control in a number of ways. Harriet Townsend and Jack Parker explore how coronavirus has changed breaches of planning control, LPA investigative powers, enforcement action alongside other breaches.

Locking down anti-social behaviour - COVID-19 and Community Protection Notices

Apr 29, 2020
In this video, Kuljit Bhogal explains how Community Protection Notices, served under the powers found in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, could be used to tackle anti-social behaviour during the lockdown.

Litigation in lockdown: the housing cases receiving pandemic priority

Apr 29, 2020
Kuljit Bhogal, Andy Lane and Sam Fowles present an on-demand webinar for housing practitioners, covering a number of housing litigation issues that have arisen as a result of lockdown.

Remote meetings: natural justice and practical problems

Apr 27, 2020
Cornerstone Barristers discuss the new Regulations empowering local authorities to hold meetings remotely, looking at the natural justice implications of hosting virtual meetings and offer practical solutions to some of the problems local authorities are likely to encounter.

Amendments to PD51Z

Apr 23, 2020
In the first in a series of podcasts addressing topical property-related legal issues, Jonathan Upton, Michael Walsh, Piers Harrison and Daniel Dovar of Tanfield Chambers discuss the amendment to PD51Z.

Holding onto principles – the MCA 2005 and Covid-19

Apr 22, 2020
Neil Allen, Alex Ruck Keene and Rachel Sullivan discuss some legal dilemmas that have arisen in mental health law as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Health and Social Care Law and COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020
David Lock QC, Stephen Knafler QC and Leon Glenister discuss the effects of the coronavirus crisis on adult social care and explore the problems that arise in medical decision making when demand for respiratory services exceeds NHS capacity.

R (Bayer and Novartis) v NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Groups

Apr 20, 2020
David Lock QC and David Blundell QC explain the background, arguments and consequences of R (Bayer and Novartis) v NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Groups and others in a series of podcasts.

Public and admin law update

Apr 20, 2020
The Browne Jacobson team rounds up the latest case law, information law developments and offers tips on vires and statutory drafting in this webinar.
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