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PEBA response to the Planning for the Rights Homes consultation

Posted: 9 Nov 2017

PEBA has recently responded to the public consultation being held by DCLG on ‘Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Places’.

A copy of the consultation response can be viewed here.

PEBA Autumn seminar – The Art of Advocacy in Planning

Event date: 30 Nov 2017 Event

PEBA is delighted to announce that The Hon Mr Justice Dove will present a seminar for PEBA members entitled:

‘The Art of Advocacy in Planning’

The seminar will be held at 6pm on Thursday 30 November 2017 at the Scrivener Suite, Cornerstone Barristers, 2-3 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5JH and will be chaired by Andrew Tait QC. The seminar will last 1 hour and will be followed by drinks in the Marshall-Hall Room.

This event is free of charge. You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited.

Please click here to book.

For further information, please contact Asitha Ranatunga, CPD co-ordinator at PEBA.


PEBA response to the QC Appointments System consultation

Posted: 2 Oct 2017

PEBA has recently responded to the public consultation being held in respect of the QC appointments system.

A copy of the consultation response can be viewed here.

PEBA responses to CPA consultation

Posted: 18 Sep 2017

PEBA has recently issued two papers in response to the Compulsory Purchase Association’s consultation on its proposed reform agenda. The first paper addresses the CPA’s draft pre-reference protocol. The second, which was prepared at the CPA’s request, comments on the legal issues arising from their proposal to remove the policy requirement for acquiring authorities to take reasonable steps to acquire land by agreement.

The comments on the draft pre-reference protocol can be viewed here.

The comments on the legal issues arising from the proposal to amend policy can be viewed here.


Date for the diary: PEBA Conference 2018

Event date: 18 May 2018 Event

PEBA is pleased to announce that next year’s annual conference will be held on Friday 18th May 2018 at Hogan Lovells. Further details, including programme and booking information, will be announced in due course.