General Property Law Update


Theme: Land acquisition, appropriation and disposal

11 February 2019, 9.30am registration (9.45am start) – 1.00pm (followed by lunch) Freeths Nottingham, (with Video Conferencing Equipment to Freeths offices in Leicester, Birmingham, Manchester, London and Sheffield)

Please note we offer the option to attend this course via video conference at another of our offices to make it accessible to as many EM Lawshare members as possible. We do our best to deliver the best experience we can with the technology we have, but inevitably it may not be as effective as attending the course in person. We always appreciate your feedback and make improvements if we can.

Presented by Sharpe Pritchard

Course overview

An update seminar dealing with recent developments and topical issues in property law relevant to local authorities. The course will include developments in both housing law, and commercial property law.

Suitable audience:

Lawyers, surveyors, property managers

Overview and topics to be covered include:

• Recent developments in property law, the exact content may be subject to change to reflect latest hot topics, but likely to include:
• Right to Buy
• Property fraud
• The Telecommunications Code
• Town and Village Greens
• Rights and Easements

Interactive elements

There will be an element of interaction such as a workshop and/or case studies

Duration: Half a day (3 training hours) including lunch


This course will cover:

A Ethics professionalism and judgement

A2 Legal knowledge and developments in the law

B Technical legal practice

B2 Legal research

C Working with other people

D Managing themselves and their own work

Presenter profiles:

Gemma Duncan, Sharpe Pritchard advises public sector clients on their property portfolios. Gemma has particular experience in real estate law, drafting and negotiating development agreements, property disposals, leases and ancillary documentation. She also advises on site assembly issues, and is regularly involved with complex regeneration and development projects. Gemma also advises local authorities on the EU public procurement regime particularly as it applies to development projects.

Richard Hanstock, Cornerstone Barristers advises private companies, individuals, and public authorities in a range of practice areas including housing, planning, licensing, property, local authority governance and services, public law, and regulatory law. Richard has particular expertise in tenancy fraud, planning enforcement proceedings, confiscation matters, licensing appeals and regulatory proceedings. Richard has first-hand experience of the duties and pressures faced by public authorities, having spent time on secondment to local authorities, social landlords and licensing authorities.

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.