Practice, Methodology, Regulatory Requirements
When did you last review your practices to make sure that you are keeping the risks you take to a minimum? Surveying firms can, and should, do a lot more to manage the risks when undertaking valuation work, to minimise real, potential and unjust PII claims. This seminar, will examine the steps that you need to make in order to stay within the rules and also examine practical measures you can take to help minimise the financial and reputation risk that is attached to valuation work.
London (16 July).
In Planning, Environmental, Commercial Procurement and Licensing Matters
Judicial Review has been used to stop, review, frustrate and even force decisions made by a public or regulatory authority. It is a hugely tactical environment where cost capping, time limits, and case law are used to win the day in Court. This instructive conference will ensure that parties bringing and defending challenges are able to do so most effectively by referencing and using topical examples, like the Heathrow JR. The speakers will follow worked examples through from justification to finish to ensure a thorough review of JR procedures.
London (17 July).
The CPO Convention will focus on some of the prominent and key areas of CPO practice. It is aimed at those relatively new to CPO work, those seeking to enhance their skills, as well as practitioners and local government whether as lawyers, planners or surveyors/valuers.
London (25 September).
A Review of the 2018 and 2019 Revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework
The National Planning Policy Framework was revised in 2018 then further amended in February 2019. It addresses key issues in relation to the delivery of housing and economic growth. It remains to be seen whether national policy can keep pace with market trends and case law, as well as reacting to the practical consequences of information or circumstances which may undermine how the planning system operates in practice. This programme will examine how the NPPF plays out in practice.
Manchester (30 September), London (7 October).
This is a comprehensive review of the procedures, skills and expectations for those that take rating disputes to the Valuation or Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber). Understanding the tribunal procedures, adhering to the duties and expectations of an expert, and the impact of Gardiner Theobald LLP v. Jackson (VO) 2018 are key reasons to attend.
London (16 October).