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Planning Law Update 2018

The Planning Law Update is our most popular event each year and this year 90 delegates attended the Planning Law Update held in Planning Appeals Commission on 15th November 2018.


William Orbinson, QC

NI Case Law

As Northern Ireland's only Senior Counsel with an exclusive specialism in planning and related environmental law issues, William Orbinson QC spends his time providing the planning community with expert planning and environmental advice, and appearing in major planning inquiries, development plan inquiries and independent examinations, planning appeals, enforcement appeals, judicial reviews and prosecutions. With more than a quarter of a century's specialist experience, he works in all spheres of development, including residential, commercial, conservation, retail, waste and energy.

William's presentation is available here

Grant McBurney

GB Case Law

Grant is a partner in the Planning and Environment Team in Carson McDowell and had been with the firm since 2004 qualifying in 2007. He specialises exclusively in the areas of planning and environmental law and advises a range of both private and public sector client on all aspects of this area of the law.


Thank you to the Planning Appeals Commission for use of their venue.

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