DATE: Monday 7th November 2016
TIME: 08:50 - 16:30
VENUE: Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE
FEE: £100+VAT per place after 31st July 2016, Early Bird rate available up until 31st July at £90+VAT per place
The Cornerstone Barristers' Annual Planning Conference for the private sector is taking place on 7th November 2016.
The day will be hosted by Cornerstone Barristers’ team of planning experts, with an introduction from key note speaker John Rhodes OBE, Director of Quod.
John has been closely involved in formulating planning policy as an advisor to the Government on the preparation of the National Planning Policy Framework, the NPPG reforms to CIL and, Chair of the Local Plans Expert Group who reported to the Communities Secretary and the Minister of State for Communities and Housing in March 2016.
Against the background of the Housing & Planning Act 2016, a new Prime Minister and leaving the European Union there will be plenty to discuss at the Cornerstone Planning Conference. In convivial surroundings the Planning Team will provide developers and planning consultants with practical guidance on the latest developments in planning law.
08.50 - Registration and coffee
09.30 – Chair’s welcome and introduction – Paul Shadarevian
09.40 – Guest speaker - John Rhodes, Quod
10.10 – Housing & Planning Act starter homes – Jonathan Clay
10.50 – Neighbourhood plans: Past, Present and Future – Mark Lowe QC & Rob Williams
11.30 - Coffee
11.45 – Local plans & the NPPF - Michael Bedford QC
12.25 – Housing land supply/OAN – Joe Cannon
12.50 - Lunch
13.50 – Planning obligations and CIL: how to avoid a double whammy – Clare Parry
14.15 – Environmental Challenges and Opportunities - Tom Cosgrove & Ashley Bowes
14.50 - Air quality issues/pollution/flood risk: how to address these issues - Asitha Ranatunga
15.25 - Major cases in the last year – Richard Ground QC & Jack Parker
16.10 – Chair’s concluding remarks