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NE Autumn Planning Law Update

Half day seminar
09 October 2023 at 09:00 AM - 01:15 PM / North East England / Updates

09 October 2023 at 09:00 AM - 01:15 PM
Copthorne Hotel, Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, NE1 3RT
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The annual RTPI North East Autumn Planning Law Update seminar attracts planners from across the region to hear lawyers and other professional experts present on topical issues facing the industry and to keep up-to-date with the very latest planning legislation.

Delegates can expect to:
- Hear about the latest developments in planning legislation
- Hear about the latest case law
- Review the impact and significance of the latest case law, appeals and best practice

This update will be chaired by Andrew Moss, Director at Ward Hadaway LLP.


  • Frank Orr, Consultant / Built Environment and Carolyn Akerman, Associate / Built Environment at Ward Hadaway LLP
    Planning CPO pitfalls – recent decisions
  • Beth Harries, Solicitor at Historic England
    Conservation – a planning update and cases of note
    With all the changes that are talking place in planning, how should conservation be considered? This short overview will pick up on legislation and policy relating to conservation (historic environment) and cases of note that assist in understanding how conservation should be considered
  • Graeme Keen KC at Landmark Chambers
    Law and Policy update in the context of the Levelling Up Bill and the revised NPPF
  • Kamran Hyder, Partner / Built Environment at Ward Hadaway LLP
    Climate Change in Planning
  • Michael Chang FRTPI, HonMFPH Programme Manager at Office for Halth Improvement & Disparities
    An update on current policy and practice on Health Impact Assessments.

This seminar is kindly sponsored by Ward Hadaway LLP.

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If you experience any problems when booking, please contact Kim Walker Regional Coordinator for assistance.

Learn more about our speakers

Andrew Moss

Director (Chartered Town Planner) | Built Environment at Ward Hadaway LLP

Frank Orr

Consultant at Ward Hadaway LLP

Carolyn Akerman

Associate in the Planning team at Ward Hadaway LLP

Beth Harries

Solicitor at Historic England

Graeme Keen KC

KC for Landmark Chambers

Kamran Hyder

Partner at Ward Hadaway LLP

Michael Chang FRTPI, HonMFPH

Programme Manager, Office for Health Improvement & Disparities