Training course

Planning Committees

15 May 2020
10:00 - 16:00
DLA Piper UK LLP, London

160 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HT

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This course is ideal for newly qualified lawyers/planners or lawyers/planners with little or no experience of planning law and / or advising planning committees. This course is very well organised and presented the expert planning lawyer and popular trainer, Tom Graham. Tom has extensive experience of advising planning committees in many parts of the country, including member training.

This course will enable you to:

  • Grasp the key legal and procedural aspects of the decision-making process
  • Understand common issues such as members’ interests, bias and pre-determination
  • Consider case studies and participate in workshops

This course will include:

  • An overview of relevant planning law and practice
  • An overview of common committee procedures e.g. motions, amendments etc
  • Dealing with common problems such as refusals and approvals against officers’ advice
  • An overview of key administrative law concepts
  • The committee process – reports, probity, interacting with members and the public
  • Coping with the committee meeting

Planning Committees

15 May 2020 | 10:00 - 16:00

£215 +VAT

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