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16-18 September 2016
New College Oxford

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.



You can hear this year's expert speakers recorded immediately after their presentations, talking about their key issues and the questions they were asked.

To listen to the podcasts click below.

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Lionel Read QC

15 November 2015

It is with great sadness that the JPLC committee have learnt of the death of Lionel Read QC.

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...

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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 members of 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.

Supporting Bodies

Early Bird Bookings

Early bird bookings will be available after Easter 2016.

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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

One of the best planning law conferences in the annual calendar - you can always expect speakers who are both erudite and entertaining, professional organisation and an unparalleled opportunity to network in the bar and disco!

Principal Solicitor, Environment Agency