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Conveyancers – Join the online Planning & Environmental Masterclass in September/October
This online Planning & Environmental Law Masterclass is aimed at all practitioners but particularly those acting in both residential and commercial transactions. 
The topics covered reflect the planning and environmental issues arising for conveyancers, in addition to an overview of the planning application and appeal process. Topics include: Planning warranty, Planning checklist & requisitions, S160 injunctions, Section 5 referrals, Section 47 agreements, The planning application (legal and procedural rules), Appeals and Judicial Review/Challenges to planning authority decisions, Planning compliance issues (7 year rule/BBL amnesty etc.), Contamination land issues, Wastewater and waste management law, Due diligence and environmental warranties.
This masterclass will be hosted on an online learning platform (Moodle). Pre-recorded lectures will be released weekly and related workshops will be held live via Zoom (see schedule below). Materials and other resources will be uploaded to Moodle. 
Pre-recorded lecture release dates: 10, 17, 24 September and 1, 8 October 2020 
Workshops live via Zoom: 11.00am to 12.00pm 
Fee €425 Discounted* Fee €350 
CPD Hours 8 General plus 2 Management & Professional Development Skills (by eLearning)
Topics and Issues to be covered
Lecture/Workshop 1: 
• Planning warranty – General Condition 36
• Pre-contract enquiries and searches
• Planning checklist & Requisitions
• Part V/Section 96 compliance
• Opinions of compliance 
Lecture/Workshop 2:
• Planning bonds & Financial contributions/taking in charge issues
• S160 injunctions
• Section 5 referrals and Issues relating to exempted developments
• Section 47 agreements 
• Arrangements with Irish Water re connections and planning compliance
• CPO’s
Lecture/Workshop 3:
• The planning application (legal and procedural rules)
• An Bord Pleanála oral hearings
Lecture/Workshop 4:
• Appeals and Judicial Review/Challenges to planning authority decisions
• Defending enforcement/prosecutions
• Planning compliance issues (7 year rule/BBL amnesty etc.)
Lecture/Workshop 5:
• Contamination Land Issues
• Habitats Directive 
• Wastewater and waste management Law
• Due diligence and environmental warranties  
• Building energy performance  
• Obligations pursuant to Strategic   Infrastructure legislation 
 Speakers Include:
Patrick Sweetman, Partner, Matheson, Dublin
Brendan Slattery, Partner, McCann FitzGerald, Dublin  
Finola McCarthy, Partner, Ronan Daly Jermyn, Cork
Alan Roberts, Partner, A & L Goodbody, Dublin
Prof. Yvonne Scannell, Consultant, Arthur Cox, Dublin
Danielle Conaghan, Partner, Arthur Cox, Dublin
Make a booking
To register for this Online Masterclass please click HERE
Contact us 
Tel: 01 881 5727
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