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Planning Law and Mock Public Inquiry

Monday, 12 November 2012 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Dickinson Dees LLP, St Anne's Wharf, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne
£90.00 excl. VAT
RTPI North East


Brought to you in association No5 Chambers.  The main aim of the day is for pre chosen delegates to enact a public inquiry including presentation of case and cross examination by barristers. Delegates will be able to learn some of the tricks of the trade and the pitfalls to be avoided when taking the stand. A must for those approaching their first inquiry as well as those with some experience. Book early as places will be limited!  The RTPI extend its thanks to Dickinson Dees LLP for providing accommodation for this event.

Booking form Planning Law Mock Public Inquiry

9.30 am           Registration and refreshments

10.00 am         Chairman's Introduction,

                        David Cullingford - Senior Vice Chair, RTPI North East

10:10am         Appealing patterns; a fairly long view of appeals

                        David Cullingford

10.40 am         The Role and duties of the Expert Planning Witness

                        Celina Colquhoun - Barrister No.5 Chambers

11.00 am         Types of Public Inquiry and Examination in Public procedure

Celina Colquhoun - Barrister No.5 Chambers             

11.20 am         Refreshments

11.40 am         Rule 6 and Statements of Case

                        Tim Jones - Barrister No5 Chambers

12.00 pm      Pre-Inquiry preparation and preparation of evidence

                        Tim Jones - Barrister No5 Chambers

12.20 pm         Cross examination and re-examination.

                        Celina Colquhoun - Barrister No5 Chambers

13.00 pm         Questions

13:15               Lunch

14:00               Mock Inquiry (workshop)

15:45               Round Up & questions

16:15               Close