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18-20 September 2015
New College Oxford
  • Exterior
  • Dining
  • Venue

The Joint Planning Law Conference, Oxford.

The annual event for all planning professionals. An unrivalled chance to network with your peers and debate cutting edge issues.




  • The Planning Court is One Year Old
  • How Many Houses Should We Plan For?
  • Grow Your Own Garden City: How We Doubled the Size of Uxcester
  • From Consent to Construction
  • Heritage Assets and their Setting: Views from a Lawyer and a Practitioner
  • Legal Update
  • Keynote address by Liz Peace CBE
  • Guest speaker: Ben Page, Ipsos MORI.

see the 2015 programme



Dame Kate Barker DBE Dame Kate Barker DBE
Non-Executive Director, Taylor Wimpey
The Honourable Mr Justice Lindblom The Honourable Mr Justice Lindblom
Lead Judge of the Planning Court and President of ...

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10 April 2015

Please use our new on-line booking form to book a place on this year's conference. If you experience any problems or have any suggestions to make your booking process easier please let us know by ema...


08 January 2015

Congratulations to Steve Quartermain, DCLG on being awarded a CBE and John Rhodes, founding partner of planning consultancy Quod, who received an OBE in the New Year Honours, both who have spoken at...

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Who Attends the Conference?

Jointly organised by the Law Society, the Bar Council, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Town Planning Institute, it is attended by 200 practitioners from the four professions who specialise in town and country planning and professionals with an interest in planning and environmental issues.

Networking Opportunities

There are many opportunities for delegates to mingle and continue the debates at social receptions and over formal dinners in the beautiful surroundings of New College, Oxford.

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Early bird bookings will be available after Easter 2015.

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Relevant, interesting and challenging in equal measure, the conference combines high quality, topical content with a welcoming, friendly and highly sociable atmosphere.

Executive Director, Argent Group plc

The Oxford Planning Conference is an excellent opportunity to keep up, both with the new developments and thinking in a rapidly changing world and also with old friends and colleagues. It is a winning combination of education and sociability which I always make it a point to try not to miss.

Barrister, No 5 Chambers

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Book early to avoid any disappointment

Download the 2014 brochure and book your place online for this years event (booking available Easter).

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