Training course

Town and Country Planning: Agreements Under Section 106 of the Town and Planning Act 1990

29 October 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Eversheds, London

1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS

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Target Audience

Planning Solicitors, Planning Committee Members, Planning Officers and Enforcement Officers at any level of experience in section 106 agreements.

This course will cover:

  1. Decisions by the Planning Committee and by officers. When to delegate and when not. What can we do by planning condition? The need for a section 106 agreement. Planning obligations.
  2. The legal rules for section 106. Planning gain - its rules and boundaries. Execution of agreements. What do you expect to be in a section 106 agreement? Some practical situations.
  3. Layout and drafting. Parties, planning unit, area and common problems. Planning obligations and how to express them. Would an agreement of yours stand up in court?
  4. Drafting gone wrong? How to avoid problems. A drafting exercise. A chance to test yourself.
  5. Review of agreements. Modifications and discharge of planning obligations. Section 106A of the 1990 Act. Appeals under section 106B. Failures to comply with agreements and possible action. The evidence needed.
  6. Judging the developer and advisers. What are they trying to do? Pitfalls for the planning authority. Time limits. Some situations.
  7. The Planning Act 2008, other statutes and the future. When are further changes likely to happen? Community Infrastructure Levy. What is the role of the Secretary of State? --Your questions answered.

This course will contribute to the following aspects of the SRA’s Statement of solicitor competence:

A2 Maintain the level of competence and legal knowledge needed to practice effectively, taking into account changes in their role and/or practice context and developments in the law

A4 Draw on sufficient detailed knowledge and understanding of their field(s) of work and role in order to practice effectively

A5 Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems

B3 Develop and advise on relevant options, strategies and solutions

B4 Draft documents which are legally effective and accurately reflect the client’s instructions

B6 Negotiate solutions to clients’ issues

B7 Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions

Town and Country Planning: Agreements Under Section 106 of the Town and Planning Act 1990

29 October 2018 | 10:00 - 16:00

£215 +VAT

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