Planning Law Update

16 October 2014

Planning Law Update

Thursday 16th October 2014, 12pm-2pm

The Private Dining Room, James Street South, Belfast

The Planning and Environmental Law Team at Carson McDowell would like to invite you to a Planning Law Update Briefing.

The talk will cover the leading planning law cases of 2014 so far, in both NI and GB, and should be of interest to all architects.

Speakers

Gary McGhee, Partner, Head of Planning Law Team at Carson McDowell. 

Gary is the Head of the Planning and Environmental Law Team within Carson McDowell which he founded over 20 years ago. Gary is one of the few solicitors in Northern Ireland to specialise exclusively in the areas of planning, environmental and energy law. His experience includes the co-ordination of major planning applications; representation at over 50 planning / enforcement appeals and major public inquiries; and instigating / defending judicial reviews of planning and environmental decisions. In addition, Gary is a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute, a member of the Environmental and Planning Law Association of NI and a member of the UK Environmental Law Association.

Simon Turbitt, Associate, Planning Law Team at Carson McDowell. 

Simon trained and practised as a solicitor at global law firm Clifford Chance LLP in London, before returning to Northern Ireland to join Carson McDowell in November 2009. Simon practises in the firm’s specialist Planning & Environmental Law Team and as such is involved in, amongst other things, the instigation and defence of judicial reviews of planning decisions, the representation of clients at public inquiries and planning appeals, the co-ordination of major planning applications, and the provision of general planning law advices.

Sarah Dunlop, Solicitor, Planning Law Team at Carson McDowell.  

Sarah graduated with a First Class Honours Degree (LLB) in Law from Queens University Belfast in 2009 and subsequently obtained her professional qualifications from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies in Belfast in 2011. Sarah trained with a Belfast firm before joining Carson McDowell in January 2012. Sarah specialises exclusively in the Planning and Environmental Law Team of Carson McDowell and her experience includes: assisting in the instigation and defence of judicial reviews of planning and environmental decisions; assisting with the co-ordination of major planning inquiries; and providing general planning and environmental law advices. Sarah is a member of the Environmental and Planning Law Association of Northern Ireland and a member of the UK Environmental Law Association.

RSVP

If you would like to attend please contact Stephen Maguire from the Carson McDowell events team at [email protected]  or by phone to Stephen Maguire on 028 90 348 815. 

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