Landmark Legal's  Planning and Major Development Podcast

Landmark Legal's Planning and Major Development Podcast

Landmark Information Group£® is pleased to present its sixth podcast in a series that will review and explore key themes and topics of concern to the conveyancing market.
Podcast 6 — Planning and Major Development [LISTEN NOW]
This podcast focuses on environmental impact assessments and what legal requirements are required to achieve planning for major developments. We also review the main challenges in getting such consent and what data is relied on by lawyers in this process. 
Interviewee — Steven Tromans QC, Queen’s Counsel
Stephen is a leading QC on environmental law, energy and planning. He has been involved in major developments including proposals for new nuclear power stations, and in high-profile incidents such as the Buncefield explosion. His clients span from major utilities and industrial clients to insurers, Government departments and individuals.
Interviewer — Begonia Filgueira
Begonia is a co-director and found of ERIC. She is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Begonia advises businesses on environmental regulation including compliance, know how, common law issues, environmental liabilities and contaminated land. She is a visiting senior lecture at Exeter University and City University London.

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About Landmark Information

Landmark Information is the UK’s leading provider of land and property search information, including digital mapping and environmental risk reports for property professionals.

It provides environmental, planning and other location-based risk information to the residential and commercial property sectors in England, Wales and Scotland, supporting legal and conveyancing professionals in their property due diligence, in line with the Law Society and SRA requirements.  

Landmark’s data and reports interpret risk and provide clear, concise guidance and solutions (where risk is identified) to ensure that conveyancers meet regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring transactions progress as smoothly as possible with purchasers able to make fully-informed decisions.

Landmark’s RiskView all-in-one environmental reports, offer a unique online viewer to help legal professionals and consumers understand and visualise potential risks at a given address. It provides concise and easy-to-interpret Contaminated Land, Flood, Ground Hazards and Energy & Infrastructure risk data, as well as interactive maps and further information for the buyer.  RiskView reports are available for both residential and commercial transactions.

In addition, the Landmark Academy was launched to help property lawyers and conveyancers meet the evolving training requirements, while maintaining competencies. The Academy provides guidance on Landmark reports, includes on-demand webinars and a range of supporting materials, and is available to access free of charge.


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