Planning Law and risks for the Conveyancing solicitor
- Decommissioning conditions and bonds
- Ongoing liabilities for purchasers from planning conditions
- The dangers of Final CEMPs compared to Outline CEMPs
- Internal and external factors impacting on conveyancing risks
- Risks associated with specialist areas of law
- Defining your relationship and interacting with other professionals
Mr William Orbinson QC
As NI’s first Senior Counsel with an exclusive specialism in planning, energy and related environmental law issues, William Orbinson QC spends his time providing outcome-focussed planning advice, and acting in development plan inquiries, appeals, enforcement appeals, prosecutions and judicial reviews. The sole Northern Ireland Associate of PEBA: The Specialist Bar Association for Planning, the Environment and Local Government, Mr Orbinson is also the only local Silk to have qualified as a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute, and to be an Affiliate of the Irish Planning Institute and a member of the UK Environmental Law Association. He has written our main texts on planning appeals, planning policy, prematurity, environmental assessment, energy development, enforcement, and local government planning functions, while his ‘Planning and Judicial Review’ and 'Planning and Judicial Review: Case Summaries 1976-2016' drew on his extensive experience of the judicial review court. His most recent publication is the 2018 Update to his Planning and Judicial Review: Case Summaries text, published with a Foreword by Lord Kerr in June 2018.
Mr Gary Thompson FCII
Gary was a Senior Vice President at Marsh Limited where he had direct responsibility for managing all claims and circumstances notified by law firms insured under the Law Society of Northern Ireland Compulsory Professional Indemnity Insurance Master Policy Scheme. He managed all claims and circumstances under a substantial claims handling delegated authority. He provided advice to insured firms at the notification stage and where appropriate instructed a panel firm in the defence of a claim. He was responsible for setting reserves and deciding on liability and litigation tactics. Gary has prepared risk management articles for publication in the Writ and was instrumental in developing a coherent risk management strategy that involved delivering risk advice to solicitors throughout Northern Ireland. It is recognised the strategy has resulted in increased risk awareness and controls within the legal profession resulting in an improving claims experience and improved risk profile. Gary has a unique insight and knowledge of the risks faced by the Northern Ireland legal profession that may result in professional indemnity claims. He has an unrivalled understanding of what practical steps can be taken by firms to mitigate the insurable risks they face.
DATE, TIME & VENUE
- Monday 16 December 2019
- Seminar starts at 2pm and ends at 5pm
- Registration and coffee from 1.30pm
Belfast Harlequins Conference Centre
45a Deramore Park, Belfast, Antrim, BT9 5JX
Sign posted between the Ulster Clinic and Balmoral Avenue on the left hand side of the Malone Road leaving the city centre.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
All solicitors in N Ireland handling conveyancing files.
Earn all your CPD hours for compulsory conveyancing.
WHAT WILL THE SEMINAR DO FOR YOU?
Keep you abreast of the risks for your clients in Conveyancing and planning related issues.