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VAT’s the way I like it (if you’re the paying party)

Jan 14, 2021
Martin Carter explains the Court of Appeal’s decision in R (Friends of the Earth Limited) v Secretary of State for Transport [2021] EWCA Civ 13, which provides useful clarification on whether the Aarhus costs caps in the CPR are inclusive or exclusive of VAT.

A Tale of Two Cities: Different approaches in residential s.78 appeals

Jan 10, 2021
Paul G Tucker QC compares the approach and outcome in two appeals with very similar characteristics which give rise to a very different outcome as a result of residential appeals determined at the end of last year.

Green Paper: transforming public procurement law

Jan 08, 2021
Peter Ware, Rachel Whitaker, Michael Mousdale and Louise Bennett examine the proposed changes to procurement law set out in the government's green paper.

The Environment Bill: Will it weaken or strengthen the UK’s environmental protections?

Jan 07, 2021
Stephen Tromans QC chairs a discussion of the key parts of the Environment Bill, looking particularly at developments over the Autumn and Winter.

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018: Virtual workshop

Jan 07, 2021
Desmond Kilcoyne and Katherine Archer unpack the provisions in the Habitation Act 2018 and assess the significance of the new law.

Care and support for disabled and elderly people during ‘Lockdown 3’ in England – key legal considerations

Jan 06, 2021
Regulations introduced as part of the third national lockdown will have significant implications for people in need of care and support, their families and friends and professionals involved in their lives. Stephen Broach and Sian Davies analyse the current regulations.

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Care and support for disabled and elderly people during ‘Lockdown 3’ in England – key legal considerations

Regulations introduced as part of the third national lockdown will have significant implications for people in need of care and support, their families and friends and professionals involved in their lives. Stephen Broach and Sian Davies analyse the current regulations.

The LLG Grapevine 1st December

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath from LLG, discuss Devolution, All Party Parliamentary Groups. the Environment Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Draft Building Safety Bill, the Spending Review and more.

November 2020 Mental Capacity Report walkthrough

Alex Ruck-Keene provides an overview of 39 Essex Chamber's November update on mental capacity issues in the courts this month.

Section 21A applications and interim declarations: The implications of DP v Hillingdon

Join the Kings Chambers team of specialist Court of Protection barristers to discuss DP v Hillingdon, a recent case which is already altering the way that s.21A Mental Capacity Act applications are conducted.

Care and support for disabled and elderly people during ‘Lockdown 2’ in England - key legal considerations

Steve Broach and Sian Davies consider the implications of the second lockdown for people in need of care and support and the families and professionals involved in their lives.

The remote family court

Jaqueline Julyan SC and Maria Scotland discuss the new normal of remote hearings in the family court, including how they have changed since March, hybrid hearings, best practice and more.

Dealing with mental health problems/capacity issues in ASB cases

In the second webinar of Cornerstone Barristers' Housing Week series, Kuljit Bhogal chairs a discussion on the different roles of each court and how they can be co-ordinated to secure expeditious outcomes in circumstances where the County Court sometimes defers to the CoP, whilst the CoP may want to defer to the County Court.

The LLG Grapevine 28th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss modern slavery, the CSPL review of institutions, local lock-downs, the adult social care winter plan, climate change, resumption of possession claims, local government earnings and demographics and the law society council seat reduction.

Social Care: healthcare, contractual disputes need assessments and data protection

Leon Glenister, Admas Habteslasie, Stephen Knafler QC and Ben Fullbrook cover a range of adult social care issues, including the relationship between health and social care services, need assessments, contractual disputes and data protection.

So the Liberty Protection Safeguards are delayed until April 2022 - what should I do now?

In this webinar, Alex Ruck Keene discusses what LPS thinking can be incorporated now, what to do about community deprivation of liberty and the missing cohort - what to do about 16 and 17-year-olds.

Social Services Q&A session

In this webinar, Kella Bowers and Lucy Harris answer a number of questions on Social Services during the COVID-19 period involving children and adult services, care and mental health.

Service provision decisions, ordinary residence, and coronavirus and social care

In this instalment of Landmark Chambers' webinar series on adult social care, Stephen Knafler QC (Chair), Yaaser Vanderman and Leon Glenister discuss service provision decisions, ordinary residence and local authority responsibility, and coronavirus and social care.

Human rights challenges in relation to social care

In this webinar, Nicola Greaney, Steve Broach and Stephanie David discuss the right to life, inhuman and degrading treatment under Article 3 ECHR, ‘victim’ status and family members, and more.

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

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.

An introduction to the Court of Protection

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

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

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

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.

Holding onto principles – the MCA 2005 and Covid-19

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

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

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.

Care Act 2014 Easements in the Coronavirus Act 2020

Section 15 and Schedule 12 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 sets out significant amendments to a local authority's duties under the Care Act 2014. In this free-to-view, on-demand webinar, Cornerstone Barristers discuss the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 for local authorities.

Childcare

Services for Children: understanding the framework and how decisions are made

David Lock QC provides an introduction to health and social care law in relation to children.

The LLG Grapevine 1st December

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath from LLG, discuss Devolution, All Party Parliamentary Groups. the Environment Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Draft Building Safety Bill, the Spending Review and more.

So the Liberty Protection Safeguards are delayed until April 2022 - what should I do now?

In this webinar, Alex Ruck Keene discusses what LPS thinking can be incorporated now, what to do about community deprivation of liberty and the missing cohort - what to do about 16 and 17-year-olds.

Social Services Q&A session

In this webinar, Kella Bowers and Lucy Harris answer a number of questions on Social Services during the COVID-19 period involving children and adult services, care and mental health.

Transparency in the Family Courts

Liam Kelly and Jack Harrison discuss the issue of transparency in family court proceedings.

Public Law Update: Forced Marriage

Patrick Gilmore talks about forced marriage and the recent decision of Re K, which is an important decision from the President of the Family Division.

Vaccinations: Public Law Update

Focusing on the Court of Appeal's recent decision in Re H (A Child)(Parental Responsibility: Vaccination), Joanna Moody discusses vaccinations within the sphere of public law proceedings.

Public law update: relinquished babies

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

Community Safety

Civil Penalty Notices

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.

Injunctions against protesters and travellers webinar

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Education Law

The LLG Grapevine 7th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath look back over the summer and discuss reforms of the planning, the EU-UK future relationship, guidance for schools, algorithims and children falling behind, whether public services were fit to respond to the pandemic, devolution, equality and the solicitors disciplinary tribunal, and the National Institute for Health Protection.

Navigating school admission appeals during coronavirus

Yvonne Spencer considers the changes to school admissions appeals due to coronavirus and how they should be handled.

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

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.

School Admissions Appeals: new coronavirus Regulations

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

Employment

Exit pay cap regulations

What do the Exit Pay Cap Regulations do and what challenges might they present? Allison Cook and Mark Heath discuss the regulations.

Collective Consultation: Redundancies

Many employers are contemplating multiple redundancies that trigger collective consultation obligations. Mugni Islam-Choudhury and Anthony Korn provide a comprehensive overview of what employers need to do to ensure they have complied with their obligations in any collective consultation process.

CVP, hybrid, and in-person hearings in the Employment Tribunal

Calling on practical experience, Tom Perry, Naomi Owen, Gemma Roberts & Changez Khan discuss preparing for and conducting Employment Tribunal hearings via the cloud video platform (CVP), hearings in person and hybrid hearings.

The LLG Grapevine 14th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the EU Withdrawal Agreement, obesity, council audits, The Housing Ombudsman Annual Report, disqualification of non-compliant bids, employment law considerations of working from home, and more.

Guide to the law on police pensions

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.

COVID-19: redundancy & business planning

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.

The three p's of processing ill health retirement

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).

Environment

VAT’s the way I like it (if you’re the paying party)

Martin Carter explains the Court of Appeal’s decision in R (Friends of the Earth Limited) v Secretary of State for Transport [2021] EWCA Civ 13, which provides useful clarification on whether the Aarhus costs caps in the CPR are inclusive or exclusive of VAT.

The Environment Bill: Will it weaken or strengthen the UK’s environmental protections?

Stephen Tromans QC chairs a discussion of the key parts of the Environment Bill, looking particularly at developments over the Autumn and Winter.

The LLG Grapevine 1st December

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath from LLG, discuss Devolution, All Party Parliamentary Groups. the Environment Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Draft Building Safety Bill, the Spending Review and more.

Planning and Environmental Law Update for the Northern Region

Stephen Tromans QC, John Pugh-Smith and Christiaan Zwart present 39 Essex Chambers’ annual Planning and Environmental Law Update for the Northern Region with a focus on the region's Environmental Recovery package, Financing Infrastructure and more.

Targets & the Environment Bill

Nina Pindham considers the Environment Bill and more particularly, environmental targets – what are they replacing, what is industry, affected sectors and the Government’s thinking on how those targets should best be set; how and when are they enforced?

A Green Brexit? Removing Red Tape or Increasing Environmental Protections?

Stephanie Wray, Alison Ogley and James Maurici QC consider the forthcoming changes in legislation and policy as the UK prepares to leave the EU on 31st December 2020.

The LLG Grapevine 28th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss modern slavery, the CSPL review of institutions, local lock-downs, the adult social care winter plan, climate change, resumption of possession claims, local government earnings and demographics and the law society council seat reduction.

Dealing with net zero, biodiversity and air quality issues in planning

Richard Barlow, Ben Standing, David Elvin QC and James Maurici QC consider the legal obligations and implications introduced by 'net zero' legislation. Also discussed: biodiversity net gain and dealing with air quality issues in planning.

Delivering Infrastructure in Wales: Current issues

Russell Harris QC, James Maurici QC and Heather Sargent consider issues that infrastructure projects are currently facing in Wales, including the delivery of infrastructure in National Parks and AONBs, and the impact of the Habitats Regulations.

Environmental law update

Celina Colquhoun, Rachel Sullivan and Stephen Tromans QC provide a case law update on air quality, climate change and other recent environmental decisions.

Encouraging greener travel

Shivaji Shiva discusses the changes local authorities are making to their transport policies to encourage greener modes of transport in cities.

Encouraging greener travel

Shivaji Shiva discusses the changes local authorities are making to their transport policies to encourage greener modes of transport in cities.

Can planning meet the renewable energy challenge?

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.

Local plan examinations

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, and more.

Governance

The LLG Grapevine 1st December

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath from LLG, discuss Devolution, All Party Parliamentary Groups. the Environment Bill, the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Draft Building Safety Bill, the Spending Review and more.

The LLG Grapevine 24th November

This week sees a special feature with guest contributor Ed Hammond from the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny to discuss pandemic stresses and pressures on local authorities, governance challenges, the need for safeguards, reporting of decisions and the importance of review and reflection.

The LLG Grapevine 9th November

This week sees a special feature with guest contributor Derek Bedlow from the Local Government Lawyer to discuss the 'Life After Lock-down Survey' and what this means for the future of lawyers in the profession. We also discuss Brexit, Public Appointments & Transparency and the Location of Power between Central and Local Government.

The devolution agenda, restructures, and unitarisation

Olwen Brown provides an overview of the devolution agenda in England including the implications of a white paper, the process and criteria for unitarisation and other possible options for restructure.

The LLG Grapevine 12th October

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the highlights of the LLG MO Conference including challenges and opportunities for Monitoring Officers, Governance and Scrutiny, The do's and don'ts of social media, the 95K exit cap, and more.

The LLG Grapevine 7th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath look back over the summer and discuss reforms of the planning, the EU-UK future relationship, guidance for schools, algorithims and children falling behind, whether public services were fit to respond to the pandemic, devolution, equality and the solicitors disciplinary tribunal, and the National Institute for Health Protection.

New guidance for statutory intervention & inspection

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

The LLG Grapevine 29th June

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

The LLG Grapevine 15th June

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, and more.

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

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.

The LLG Grapevine 8th June

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

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

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.

Workshop on virtual meetings

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.

COVID-19 Weekly Brief: virtual meeting software

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.

Running remote parish council meetings

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

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.

Remote meetings: natural justice and practical problems

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.

Public and admin law update

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

Virtual Meetings are the new reality for local authorities

In this free-to-view on-demand webinar, Cornerstone Barristers discuss the implications of the new Regulations which empower local authorities to hold meetings remotely (including by telephone conference, video conference, or live webcast).

Remote Council Decision Making

Landmark Chambers considers the need for remote working and looks at the practical implications of decision making and discharge of functions during the COVID-19 emergency period.

Virtual Meetings and Postponement of Elections Regulations: Guidance, Implications and Insight

This free on-demand webinar features a discussion between LLG’s Chief Executive, Deborah Evans and Mark Heath, Consultant at VWV and Returning Officer at Southampton City Council, who will examine the regulations on virtual meetings, the guidance recently produced by LLG and ADSO, and the implications of the regulations including in relation to standing orders, immediate effect and five days'…

Healthcare Law

Social Care: healthcare, contractual disputes need assessments and data protection

Leon Glenister, Admas Habteslasie, Stephen Knafler QC and Ben Fullbrook cover a range of adult social care issues, including the relationship between health and social care services, need assessments, contractual disputes and data protection.

The LLG Grapevine 15th June

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, and more.

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

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.

Health and Social Care Law and COVID-19

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

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.

Housing Law

A Tale of Two Cities: Different approaches in residential s.78 appeals

Paul G Tucker QC compares the approach and outcome in two appeals with very similar characteristics which give rise to a very different outcome as a result of residential appeals determined at the end of last year.

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018: Virtual workshop

Desmond Kilcoyne and Katherine Archer unpack the provisions in the Habitation Act 2018 and assess the significance of the new law.

Possession Proceedings update

Alice Richardson starts the first of a series of three Trinity Landlord and Tenant focused webinars by reviewing the updated guidance and regulations for possession proceedings in light of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Residential fire safety update

Justin Bates and Simon Allison provide an update on the Building Safety Fund and new building safety legislation.

The practicalities and problems of the Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations

In this podcast, Matthew Gregson and Doug Mullen assess the issues that the freshly signed Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations (in force on 4 November 2020) trigger.

Role of joint ventures in driving housing-led regeneration

Olwen Brown, Mark Cook, and Alan Cavill look at what successful town centre regeneration looks like.

Practical lessons in crisis management and disaster recovery

Victoria Jardine and Tim Coolican examine the social housing crises that may emerge post-pandemic and how housing associations can develop effective strategies to deal with them.

Collection and use of personal data: A guide for landlords

This webinar provides up to date guidance and advice for landlords and those who represent them on complying with data protection obligations, lawfully collecting CCTV for ASB and Tenancy Fraud investigations, and how such data can be used in court proceedings.

Public law and discrimination challenges to possession claims

This webinar considers the current state of play of such matters being raised in defences to possession claims, and increasingly (with discrimination) as a damages counterclaim as well, and considers strategies to deal effectively and confidently with them.

Dealing with mental health problems/capacity issues in ASB cases

In the second webinar of Cornerstone Barristers' Housing Week series, Kuljit Bhogal chairs a discussion on the different roles of each court and how they can be co-ordinated to secure expeditious outcomes in circumstances where the County Court sometimes defers to the CoP, whilst the CoP may want to defer to the County Court.

Housing-related Judicial Review

In light of the increase of housing-related judicial review, the third instalment of Cornerstone Barristers' Housing Week series provides a timely and focussed update and practical analysis of the law and procedure from pre-action protocol to costs.

Looking backwards to go forwards - Housing 2020 and 2021

In the first webinar in Cornerstone Barristers' Housing Week series, Ranjit Bhose QC, Catherine Rowlands, Andy Lane and Ruchi Parekh provide their experience and insight into the highs and lows of housing past, and the opportunities and pitfalls to come.

The LLG Grapevine 28th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss modern slavery, the CSPL review of institutions, local lock-downs, the adult social care winter plan, climate change, resumption of possession claims, local government earnings and demographics and the law society council seat reduction.

Possession - after the stay

Following the end of the possession stay on 21 September, Helen Tucker and Rebecca Sembuuze discuss the most recent guidance, priority cases and what to expect in court.

The LLG Grapevine 14th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the EU Withdrawal Agreement, obesity, council audits, The Housing Ombudsman Annual Report, disqualification of non-compliant bids, employment law considerations of working from home, and more.

Possession update

Helen Tucker and Emilie Pownall discuss the possession notices changes and the impact on social landlords.

Commercial Property and Property Litigation

Helen Marsh and Laura Hallett Lea discuss the challenges that tenants and landlords face as a result of COVID-19. They cover concessions, tenant break clauses and new lease following service of a break notice.

Landlord Complete Overview and Q&A Session

In this webinar, Laura Hallett Lea and Samantha Abdoolah give a brief overview of the process to evict a residential tenant, including how this has been impacted by COVID-19, along with some frequently asked questions.

Injunction applications

In this podcast, Alex Loxton and Sumi Begum discuss injunction applications and the courts' approach in light of COVID-19, together with the ban on possession proceedings.

Possession proceedings

Helen Tucker and Bex Sembuuze discuss how social landlords can get to grips with what's happening with possession cases during the evictions ban/possession stay.

Providing accommodation and support to those with an irregular immigration status

In light of the pandemic, local authorities have endeavoured to move those sleeping rough into accommodation. But now there is increasing concern about what to do next. Catherine Rowlands, Peggy Etiebet and Tara O'Leary discuss the next steps for local authorities.

Calculating housing land supply in the post-COVID era - 'deliverable' sites and other stories

The debate about whether the definition of 'deliverable site' in the Glossary to the NPPF, and used for the purposes of calculating a five-year housing land supply, is a 'closed list' of types of site has raged for some time. Josef Cannon, Rob Williams and Dr Ashley Bowes discuss.

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

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

Homelessness and COVID-19

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.

The LLG Grapevine 15th June

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, and more.

Civil Penalty Notices

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

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

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

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

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

Break clauses in a time of uncertainty

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.

Appeals in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

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.

Local plan examinations

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, and more.

Developing in the Green Belt

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

Possession claims and the Public Sector Equality Duty

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.

Property in quarantine: regulation of the private rented sector

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

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

Injunctions in Housing Law Cases

James McHugh and Morgan Brien explore the use of injunctions in the context of residential lettings.

Rights to light – where are we now?

John de Waal QC, Andrew Skelly, Cameron Stocks and Byroni Kleopa give an update on the basics of right to light claims and discuss recent case law on negotiating damages and the grant of injunctions.

Homelessness and the Public Sector Equality Duty

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.

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

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

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.

Homes Fitness for Human Habitation Act

Alice Richardson and Tom Tyson present a free on-demand webinar looking at the practical implications of the Homes Fitness for Human Habitation Act, including in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Information Law

Collection and use of personal data: A guide for landlords

This webinar provides up to date guidance and advice for landlords and those who represent them on complying with data protection obligations, lawfully collecting CCTV for ASB and Tenancy Fraud investigations, and how such data can be used in court proceedings.

Data Protection and FOI/EIR requests – coming out of lockdown

Following the ICO's call for councils to make plans for returning to pre-covid levels of FOI work, Damien Welfare, Estelle Dehon, Isabella Buono and Rowan Clapp look ahead to the time when the regulatory environment returns to normal.

Social Care: healthcare, contractual disputes need assessments and data protection

Leon Glenister, Admas Habteslasie, Stephen Knafler QC and Ben Fullbrook cover a range of adult social care issues, including the relationship between health and social care services, need assessments, contractual disputes and data protection.

The LLG Grapevine 29th June

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

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

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.

How to deal with Subject Access Requests during the coronavirus pandemic

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.

Public and admin law update

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

Licensing

Licensing v.2.0 – a system reboot post-Covid

Philip Kolvin QC considers possible reforms to the licensing system that he says, if made in the wake of the pandemic, might determine the future of our towns and cities over the next 25 years.

Coronavirus: Regulation of business & enforcement of the three tier system

In this webinar, David Comb examines the National Three Tier system of regulating business activity in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including enforcement of the regulations.

New taxi and PHV Standards

The Government last week (21 July) published the long-awaited Statutory Taxi & Private Hire Vehicle Standards. Philip Kolvin QC discusses the implications of the new standards.

COVID-19 Recovery: what’s in the Business and Planning Bill?

In this webinar, a cross-chamber group of barristers analyse the Business and Planning Bill, discuss changes to the community infrastructure levy, and give an update on remote decision making and publicity and consultation issues during the COVID-19 era.

Recent developments in mandatory, additional and selective licensing

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.

Remote licensing hearings: what you need to know

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.

Litigation and Enforcement

That ADR Feeling

The Independent Review of Administrative Law and the Civil Justice Council review of Pre-Action Protocols need to highlight the tangible benefits that can be derived from the greater promotion and use of ADR within the current administrative law system, writes John Pugh-Smith.

The LLG Grapevine 3rd November

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the Planning White Paper, the CQC's Report on Restraint, Segregation and Seclusion, Commercial Property Investment, the Review of Judicial Review, the Longer Term Plans for the Virtual Meeting Provisions, Technology and the Law, The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and Citizens Assemblies.

PC in 2020: Has the Planning Court proved a success?

Has the Planning Court proved a success? What should be its future, and that of judicial review and statutory challenges in the planning system, in the light of the Faulks review? John Litton QC, Duncan Field, Tim Buley QC, Simon Ricketts and Jenny Wigley discuss.

Injunction applications

In this podcast, Alex Loxton and Sumi Begum discuss injunction applications and the courts' approach in light of COVID-19, together with the ban on possession proceedings.

Transparency in the Family Courts

Liam Kelly and Jack Harrison discuss the issue of transparency in family court proceedings.

Witnesses giving evidence: getting it right first time

In this webinar, Nicola Kohn and Dr Penny Cooper discuss key strategies when using witnesses to give evidence.

Vaccinations: Public Law Update

Focusing on the Court of Appeal's recent decision in Re H (A Child)(Parental Responsibility: Vaccination), Joanna Moody discusses vaccinations within the sphere of public law proceedings.

Adjudication, expert evidence and the crystallisation of disputes

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.

Current issues in heritage law and practice

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.

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

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

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.

Appeals in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

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 and inquests: an update with Peter Skelton QC

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

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.

Planning enforcement during the lockdown: is mediation the solution?

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.

Remote licensing hearings: what you need to know

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.

What COVID-19 means for enforcement

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.

Litigation in lockdown: the housing cases receiving pandemic priority

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.

Planning

New Dwellings via New Permitted Development Rights

Landmark Chambers and Town Legal LLP present a webinar on new dwellings via new permitted development rights.

Planning and Environmental Law Update for the Northern Region

Stephen Tromans QC, John Pugh-Smith and Christiaan Zwart present 39 Essex Chambers’ annual Planning and Environmental Law Update for the Northern Region with a focus on the region's Environmental Recovery package, Financing Infrastructure and more.

The LLG Grapevine 3rd November

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the Planning White Paper, the CQC's Report on Restraint, Segregation and Seclusion, Commercial Property Investment, the Review of Judicial Review, the Longer Term Plans for the Virtual Meeting Provisions, Technology and the Law, The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and Citizens Assemblies.

Planning and Rights of Way in National Parks, the Broads and AONBs

James Maurici QC, Nick Grant, Matthew Dale-Harris, John Litton QC and James Neill discuss planning and rights of way in National Parks, the Broads and AONBs.

Targets & the Environment Bill

Nina Pindham considers the Environment Bill and more particularly, environmental targets – what are they replacing, what is industry, affected sectors and the Government’s thinking on how those targets should best be set; how and when are they enforced?

PC in 2020: Has the Planning Court proved a success?

Has the Planning Court proved a success? What should be its future, and that of judicial review and statutory challenges in the planning system, in the light of the Faulks review? John Litton QC, Duncan Field, Tim Buley QC, Simon Ricketts and Jenny Wigley discuss.

Using compulsory purchasing powers and the planning system to deliver regeneration and income

Christopher Stanwell examines how compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers can be secured and used in housing or mixed-use regeneration projects.

Permission In Principle: In Practice

Meeta Kaur, Zack Simons, Duncan Field, Heather Sargent and Simon Ricketts discuss permission in principle.

Noises and Smells

James Burton, Rose Grogan and Katherine Barnes provide a practical overview of the statutory and policy framework available to local authorities and others to address noises and smells.

What do the proposed planning reforms mean for landowners?

In this webinar, Paul Campbell, Zack Simons and other guests explain the proposed new planning reforms.

Dealing with net zero, biodiversity and air quality issues in planning

Richard Barlow, Ben Standing, David Elvin QC and James Maurici QC consider the legal obligations and implications introduced by 'net zero' legislation. Also discussed: biodiversity net gain and dealing with air quality issues in planning.

The LLG Grapevine 7th September

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath look back over the summer and discuss reforms of the planning, the EU-UK future relationship, guidance for schools, algorithims and children falling behind, whether public services were fit to respond to the pandemic, devolution, equality and the solicitors disciplinary tribunal, and the National Institute for Health Protection.

The Planning White Paper

In this webinar, Peter Village QC, Thomas Hill QC, Richard Harwood QC, Philippa Jackson and Victoria Hutton discuss what they say is considered the biggest shake-up of the planning system since 1947.

New Class E: The planning implications

Meeta Kaur chairs an informal discussion focused on the changes to the Use Classes Order and how they have potentially fundamental consequences for land owners, developers, local authorities and communities.

New Class E: The legal implications

Meeta Kaur chairs an informal discussion focused on practical answers to the questions arising from the amended Use Classes Order.

Delivering Major Infrastructure: Land compensation and assessing the claim

Jacqueline Lean, Simon Pickles, Luke Wilcox and Colin Smith FRICS discuss land compensation, pursuing and resolving claims, s.7 claims, and injurious affection and tenant compensation.

Joint planning across authority lines

The second webinar of their series analysing key elements of the local planning process sees Michael Bedford QC and Dr Ashley Bowes discuss joint planning across authority lines.

COVID-19 Recovery: what’s in the Business and Planning Bill?

In this webinar, a cross-chamber group of barristers analyse the Business and Planning Bill, discuss changes to the community infrastructure levy, and give an update on remote decision making and publicity and consultation issues during the COVID-19 era.

Planning - six-month update

Stuart Evans and Rachel Sutcliffe look at the latest legislative, case law, guidance and policy updates in planning law over the last six months.

SEA/SA and Spatial Strategies

In the first webinar of their new series analysing key elements of the local planning process, James Findlay QC, Rob Williams and Emma Dring discuss SEA/SA and Spatial Strategies.

Property in Quarantine - Part 2: Mixed-use headaches and hurdles

The number of mixed-use developments continues to grow, both as a result of new developments and due to changes in use of existing stock. In this webinar, Katie Helmore and Simon Allison run through some key legal issues and pitfalls that can arise in mixed-use schemes.

Calculating housing land supply in the post-COVID era - 'deliverable' sites and other stories

The debate about whether the definition of 'deliverable site' in the Glossary to the NPPF, and used for the purposes of calculating a five-year housing land supply, is a 'closed list' of types of site has raged for some time. Josef Cannon, Rob Williams and Dr Ashley Bowes discuss.

Holborn Studios council meetings, consultation and access to documents

In two judgments in 2017 and 2020 on the Holborn Studios site the High Court made important rulings on fairness, access to documents and lobbying councillors. Richard Harwood QC, Celina Colquhoun and Victoria Hutton discuss the rulings.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 9 - Infrastructure

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

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

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

A practical guide to giving evidence at planning inquiries

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.

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

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.

Planning for the recovery - episode 4

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.

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

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

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.

Update to progressing DCOs during COVID-19

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Planning case law review

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.

Injunctions against protesters and travellers webinar

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?

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.

Current Issues in Environmental Law Part 3

The Landmark Chambers team discuss current issues in environmental law, including a habitats update, and waste and air quality issues surrounding the Environmental Bill.

Local plan examinations

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, and more.

Developing in the Green Belt

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

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 5 - Planning and the Courts

Richard Kimblin QC is joined by planning and environmental barristers at No5, Jack Smyth and Hashi Mohamed to discuss COVID-19 consequences: timescales for planning litigation, social distancing for the courts.

Pretty Vacant: using vacant building credit

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.

Planning enforcement during the lockdown: is mediation the solution?

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.

Planning appeals in the era of COVID-19

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.

Rights to light – where are we now?

John de Waal QC, Andrew Skelly, Cameron Stocks and Byroni Kleopa give an update on the basics of right to light claims and discuss recent case law on negotiating damages and the grant of injunctions.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 4 - Covid-consequences: Net Zero

In their fourth podcast instalment, the Planning Team at No5 Barristers' Chambers continue to look at COVID-19 consequences and ask what was the vision pre-covid and what are the Covid-consequences?

Key proposals from the Planning for the Future white paper

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

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.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 3 - Covid-consequences: Little Ships

This week the Planning Team at No5 Barristers' Chambers look at recession, small builders, small housing sites, policy changes post the 2008 liquidity crisis and the 2010-12 series of dips in growth; affordable housing and levers to spur economic activity, shore up housing numbers and meet delivery tests.

Garden Cities, Regeneration and Compulsory Purchase Orders

This on-demand webinar, led by planning specialists Sarah Sutherland and Gary Soloman, covers key cases on consenting hurdles, the 2020 focus on standards including net gain and Living with Beauty and utilising CPO for garden cities and regeneration projects.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 2 - 'ICC 2020'

In the second part of No5 Planning Team's first podcast episode, the team looks at how Brexit will likely affect practitioners; how nitrates and phosphates impact development; the recent Planning for the Future document; and provide a case law update.

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Podcast - Episode 1 - 'ICC 2020'

Having had to postpone their Annual Planning Seminar until October due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the No5 Planning Team has taken to the airwaves to record No5’s inaugural podcast, giving a manageable discussion on various pertinent planning matters that would have been presented at the ICC.

Procurement and Contracts

Green Paper: transforming public procurement law

Peter Ware, Rachel Whitaker, Michael Mousdale and Louise Bennett examine the proposed changes to procurement law set out in the government's green paper.

The LLG Grapevine 15th June

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, and more.

The impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector

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

Projects and Regeneration

Using compulsory purchasing powers and the planning system to deliver regeneration and income

Christopher Stanwell examines how compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers can be secured and used in housing or mixed-use regeneration projects.

Delivering Infrastructure in Wales: Current issues

Russell Harris QC, James Maurici QC and Heather Sargent consider issues that infrastructure projects are currently facing in Wales, including the delivery of infrastructure in National Parks and AONBs, and the impact of the Habitats Regulations.

COVID-19 Recovery: what’s in the Business and Planning Bill?

In this webinar, a cross-chamber group of barristers analyse the Business and Planning Bill, discuss changes to the community infrastructure levy, and give an update on remote decision making and publicity and consultation issues during the COVID-19 era.

The impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector

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

Pretty Vacant: using vacant building credit

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.

All Over For The Shop?

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.

Garden Cities, Regeneration and Compulsory Purchase Orders

This on-demand webinar, led by planning specialists Sarah Sutherland and Gary Soloman, covers key cases on consenting hurdles, the 2020 focus on standards including net gain and Living with Beauty and utilising CPO for garden cities and regeneration projects.

Property

Residential fire safety update

Justin Bates and Simon Allison provide an update on the Building Safety Fund and new building safety legislation.

Company Voluntary Arrangements: The Impact of CVAs on Landlords and Sureties

With the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic placing greater strain on retailers and ever more CVAs in the pipeline, David Nicholls (Chair), Camilla Lamont and Evie Barden address the impact of CVAs on Landlords and Sureties

The LLG Grapevine 3rd November

Deborah Evans, Dennis Hall and Helen McGrath discuss the Planning White Paper, the CQC's Report on Restraint, Segregation and Seclusion, Commercial Property Investment, the Review of Judicial Review, the Longer Term Plans for the Virtual Meeting Provisions, Technology and the Law, The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and Citizens Assemblies.

Using compulsory purchasing powers and the planning system to deliver regeneration and income

Christopher Stanwell examines how compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers can be secured and used in housing or mixed-use regeneration projects.

Commercial Property and Property Litigation

Helen Marsh and Laura Hallett Lea discuss the challenges that tenants and landlords face as a result of COVID-19. They cover concessions, tenant break clauses and new lease following service of a break notice.

What's next for property litigation?

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

ATMs – is this cash machine free to use?

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).

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

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.

Injunctions against protesters and travellers webinar

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

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

The impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector

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

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

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.

From surviving to thriving in the new normal

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.

All Over For The Shop?

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.

Property in quarantine: regulation of the private rented sector

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

Amendments to PD51Z

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.

The collection and enforcement of non-domestic rates

In a series of three short podcasts, Dan Kolinsky QC looks at key aspects of and recent developments in the non-domestic rates regime.

Regulatory

Coronavirus: Regulation of business & enforcement of the three tier system

In this webinar, David Comb examines the National Three Tier system of regulating business activity in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including enforcement of the regulations.

Data Protection and FOI/EIR requests – coming out of lockdown

Following the ICO's call for councils to make plans for returning to pre-covid levels of FOI work, Damien Welfare, Estelle Dehon, Isabella Buono and Rowan Clapp look ahead to the time when the regulatory environment returns to normal.

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

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.

Appeals in the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

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.

The three p's of processing ill health retirement

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).

Transport and Highways

Planning and Rights of Way in National Parks, the Broads and AONBs

James Maurici QC, Nick Grant, Matthew Dale-Harris, John Litton QC and James Neill discuss planning and rights of way in National Parks, the Broads and AONBs.

Highways Q&A Session

In this webinar, Elizabeth Bower, Nigel McCloy and Ridwaan Omar consider the challenges that local authorities have faced when inspecting and repairing highways during the COVID-19 crisis as well as future challenges in defending claims as a result of the pandemic.

Encouraging greener travel

Shivaji Shiva discusses the changes local authorities are making to their transport policies to encourage greener modes of transport in cities.
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