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CPD Day, Lincoln

Conference Lincoln, 15 Jun 2017

Your regional conference is packed full of focussed CPD within land, property and the built environment.

This well attended conference offers essential solutions to be implemented in your daily practice and provides you with a selection of break-out sessions tailored to meet your specific learning requirements.

This programme offers an essential round up of key developments in your region, allowing you to explore the potential challenges and opportunities facing your business. Ensure that you are working to best practice standards with sessions, case-studies and legal updates relating to key topics impacting the built environment.

Benefits of attending:

  • Benchmark the economic performance of the region against the UK as a whole 
  • Hear an update on a flagship local infrastructure project
  • Gain essential insights on the Holbeach Food Enterprise Zone, landlords’ right of peaceable re-entry and BIM
  • Listen to experts on a range of key issues including dilapidations, party walls and proposed reforms to land registry
  • 6 hours of CPD learning.


RICS Members £150 + VAT
Non Members £202.50 + VAT
RICS Members Half Day Rate £95 + VAT
Non Members Half Day Rate £128.25 + VAT

Half-day bookings

If you wish to book a Half Day, please select either 3 morning sessions or 3 afternoon sessions and enter voucher code: VHR0000461 to obtain that rate. This voucher code is to be used on Half Day bookings only.

“I was pleased that a wide variety of topics were available to select from and was impressed by the quality and depth of knowledge of the speakers.”


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08:30 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Chair’s opening comments

Will Evans, Licensed Trade Valuer, Ei Group Plc, Chairman, RICS East Midlands Regional

Opening Plenary

09:40 Keynote address: An Economic Update for Lincolnshire and the East Midlands
• Economic outlook for the region
• Business challenges and opportunities
• Key investment drivers
• Emerging themes

Paul Forrest, Visiting Professor and Head of Research, Birmingham City University

Breakout session 1:10:25 -11:05

Built Environment and Land
1A – Proposed Law Commission reforms to land registration
• The role of the Law Commission in reform
• The consultation process
• Areas of reform under consideration

Elly Duggins, Senior Associate, Gateley
Tertia Werry,
Associate, Gateley

Property 1B – The Housing and Planning Act 2016 explained
• Updates to the House and Planning Act
• Housing policy update
• Implications for surveyors

Justin Gartland, Chairman, Lichfields

Networking refreshment break:11:05 – 11:25

Breakout session 2: 11:25 – 12:05

Built Environment and Land
2A – JCT 2016 explained
• Timeline of changes to contracts
• New payment legislation
• Other amendments

2B – A guide to overage
• Types of overage explained
• Payment triggers
• Case law update

Jonty Pearson, Partner, Commercial Property, Wilkin Chapman

Breakout session 3: 12:10 – 12:50

Built Environment and Land
3A – The Holbeach Food Enterprise Zone
• Land acquisition
• Planning proposals
• Opportunities for the surveying profession

Cllr Colin Davie, Executive Member for Economic Development, Lincolnshire County Council

3B – Leasehold enfranchisement: an update
• Relativity
• Deferment rate
• The Clarise deduction
• Costs and fees

Lunch: 12:50 – 13:50

13:50 – 14:30 Local infrastructure project case study: The Lincoln Transport Hub

• The Lincoln Transport Hub, due to be completed in 2018, is a £30 million regeneration project. The aim is to transform the city centre, providing a modern bus station, a multi-story car park, retail space and a new pedestrian precinct
• Get ‘under the bonnet’ of this scheme and explore the challenges involved in realizing the ambitious vision for Lincoln’s future

Kate Ellis, Associate Director, Planning and Development, Lincoln City Council

Breakout session 4: 14:35 – 15:15

Built Environment and Land
4A – An update on BIM
• Level 2: Beyond public sector projects
• Level 3 by 2020
• BIM in practice – local case studies

Helen Thompson, Executive R&D Consultant, Gleeds

4B – Commercial property rent reviews
• Rent review in practice
• How and when is rent review initiated
• Managing the rent review process
• Case law updates

Sarah Miles, Partner, Langleys

Networking refreshment break: 15:15 – 15:30

Breakout session 5 – 15:35 – 16:15

Built Environment and Land
5A – Managing contaminated land
• Key drivers for assessment
• Land contamination in transactions
• Asbestos in soils & emerging contaminants

Alex Ferguson, Managing Director, Delta Simons

5B – Peaceable re-entry for commercial landlords
• Avoiding trespass
• Options of forfeiture and leaving notice
• Legal responsibilities for tenants’ goods

Breakout session 6 – 16:20 – 17:00

  • Built Environment and Land
    6A – An update on party walls
    • Exploring the appeals and awards process
    • Examining recent developments in case law

Lydia Hamnett, Partner, Bridge McFarland

6B – Dilapidations case law
• Claim and dispute issues
• Quantified demand
• Recent case law
• Lessons, risks and due diligence for surveyors from these cases

Chris Maloney, Director, Cloud Surveyors

17:00 Close of conference

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Price excl. VAT

£150.00 for RICS members

£202.50 for non-members

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