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Development Land: Acquisition and Development - opportunities and pitfalls

Monday, 30 April 2018 at 8:30AM - 11:30AM
The Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ
£25.00 + vat
RTPI West Midlands

The RTPI, RICS and Kings Chambers invite you to this morning seminar which is designed to bring together the current thinking of leading planning and real estate barristers who have significant experience of the development industry.

The seminar focuses on Development Land from the initial acquisition stage, the planning stage, and lastly the completion stage. It will consider the practical difficulties in securing planning permission for strategic sites and will cover the pitfalls and opportunities faced by developers in completing their transactions.

Book here or alternatively contact Lauren Wolstencroft at


8.30  Registration

9.00  Introduction, Paul G. Tucker QC

9.10  Part 1:Conditions, Waiver, Time Limits and Dispute Resolution, Mark Halliwell
Mark will discuss the following: Interpretation of contracts, Conditions and obligations, Waiver, Time limits & Dispute resolution principles.

9.45  Part 2: Conditions, Waiver, Time Limits and Dispute Resolution,  Wilson Horne

Wilson will discuss the following: Section 106 agreements, Options / conditional contracts, Promotion agreements / Planning clawback and overage & Practical experience of dispute resolution in these contexts.

10.20  Coffee Break

10.35  Planning Issues on Strategic Sites,Giles Cannock
Giles will discuss practical difficulties in securing planning permission for strategic sites and a case law update.

11.10  Question & Answer Session

11.30  Close