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Planning & Environmental Law Masterclass

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - April 13 @ 5:00 pm


This Planning & Environmental Law Masterclass is aimed at all practitioners acting in both residential and commercial transactions. Our Masterclass format includes a workshop element in each module to gain a practical and applied understanding of this area of the conveyancing process. The topics covered reflect the planning and environmental issues arising for conveyancers, in addition to an overview of the planning application and appeal process. The presenters and workshop facilitators are experts in this field.


Topics and Issues to be covered

  • The planning application
  • Planning warranty - General Condition 36
  • Pre-contract enquiries, requisitions and searches
  • Planning Compliance issues
  • Opinions of Compliance
  • Planning bonds & financial contributions/ taking in charge issues
  • Section 160 injunctions
  • Section 5 referrals and issues relating to exempted developments
  • Section 47 agreements
  • Contamination Land Issues
  • CPOs
  • Due dilligence and environmental warranties
  • Building energy performance
  • Obligations pursuant to Strategic Infrastructure legislation
  • EIA
  • Habitats Directive
  • Arrangements with Irish Water re connections and planning compliance


Speakers and Chairperson include 

  • Patrick Sweetman, Matheson, Dublin
  • Brendan Slattery, McCann FitzGerald, Dublin
  • Finola McCarthy, Ronan Daly Jermyn, Dublin
  • Alan Roberts, A&L Goodbody, Dublin
  • Professor Yvonne Scannell, Arthur Cox, Dublin
  • Laura Rafferty, Arthur Cox, Dublin


April 12 @ 2:00 pm
April 13 @ 5:00 pm