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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.

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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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Queen's birthday honours list 2015: OBE

13 June 2015

Congratulations to JPLC organising committee member Adrian Penfold, Head of Planning British Land and Author, Penfold Review for his OBE for services to the Property Industry and public service to Pla...

Worried about missing England vs Fiji World Cup Rugby over the conference weekend?

15 May 2015

We will be showing the match directly after dinner on Friday night in the newly refurbished bar at New College.

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View our interactive brochure

The 2015 brochure can be now be viewed online.

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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

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 2015 brochure and book your place online for this years event (booking available Easter).

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