Monday 21st May saw SJ Berwin host the ever popular Planning Law update. The event was well attended and provided the opportunity to hear a comprehensive explanation of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and issues around Localism and Neighbourhood Planning regulations, presented by presented by Meeta Kaur and Simon Ricketts of SJ Berwin respectively. This was put into context through recent Case Law, presented by Craig Howell Williams QC.
The slides from the event can be accessed here.
Simon Ricketts is an expert in the subject of Localism, being author of the SJ Berwin Blog ‘L is for Localism’ and the recently published book ‘Localism and Planning’, available through Bloomsbury Professional. This books looks to examine the practical, legal and administrative implications of the recent radical reforms to the planning system, reflective of the law and policy as at 6th April. This will doubtless become a planning bookshelf favourite and is available to purchase as follows: http://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/1502/Bloomsbury-Professional-Localism-and-Planning.html