Featuring a range of headline presentations from Landmark barristers and a choice of workshops; this conference will be of interest to anyone who is involved in planning for, shaping, building, advising on, litigating about, or providing services and funding for land, buildings, community services and infrastructure.
Bringing together the unique cross sector expertise of Landmark’s barristers, our experts in planning, property, environment, public, and rating and valuation law, will share their thoughts and lead the debate on critical issues facing the current and future use of land in the UK.
What delegates enjoyed most about last year’s inaugural conference...
Ability to speak to the various speakers either immediately after their slots or during the breaks was a nice touch.
8:45 - 9:30Registration & refreshments9:30 - 9:45Introduction and opening remarks - David Elvin KC and Lord Carnwath CVO9:45 - 10:30Headline Session - Tate Modern: implications for developers and landowners - Tom Weekes KC and Jenny Wigley KC10:30 - 11:15Headline Session - Potential impediments to development of land formerly in public use (a discussion of the Supreme Court decision in Day v. Shropshire, the ways in which former land use may impede development or sale of land, and how to evaluate risks) - Alex Goodman KC and Kimberley Ziya11:15 - 11:35Refreshments11:35 - 12:20Headline Session - Injunctions: wild camping, environmental protestors and the traveller community - Samantha Broadfoot KC, Myriam Stacey KC and Yaaser Vanderman12:20 - 13:15Lunch13:15 - 14:00Headline Session - Water, water everywhere: managing water resources and impacts of development under the current and emerging environmental regimes - David Forsdick KC, Luke Wilcox and Charles Bishop14:00 - 16:00
Breakout Sessions - You will be asked to select one topic from each of the breakout sessions below closer to the date of the conference.
Breakout Session One
Overcoming impediments to the development of land - legal and practical issues
Noisy neighbours and other activities likely to be prejudicial to human health or a nuisance.
Breakout Session Two
Asylum Accommodation - housing and planning issues in the Courts and future problems
Conditional contracts and development agreements - “onerous planning permission clauses” - how to draft them and how to enforce/escape from them.
16.00 - 17.00Question and answer session based on the breakout discussions17.00 - 19.00Networking drinks and canapés