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Mastering The Planning Process Course

Being a successful landlord takes a thorough understanding of more than just how to manage a tenancy. Increasingly, landlords must take into account the planning status of their portfolio, how they are permitted to use a property, and whether a new investment is likely to represent a fantastic opportunity or a mill-stone as a result of a lack of permitted development.

This one-day training course will help you gain a thorough understanding of the planning process, and how to use it to your benefit. It is a must for landlords considering a change of use, or anyone letting to sharers - whether you believe this forms an HMO or not!

We offer a comprehensive toolkit to equip you to deal with the complexities of applying for and obtaining planning permission; as well as how to appeal should things not go to plan first time.

We will guide you through:

Addressing town and country planning theory and practice, planning expert David Forbes will cover specific topics including:

Trainer Profile

David Forbes, was previously a partner at Pickworths Solicitors and head of the team responsible for the firm's considerable reputation around Planning Law.

He is a member of the Law Society's Planning Panel and a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute keeping up to date with industry challenges and changes.

Currently he is a Consultant at SA Law Solicitors in St Albans, who are a team of solicitors and legal experts helping with all legal aspects of business and personal lives. David passes on his extensive skills and knowledge to delegates via his seminars and training throughout the UK.

Important Notice

Please be advised the NLA has decided to cancel all upcoming Regional Meetings and NLA Courses until further notice. If you've booked on an NLA course we'll be in touch regarding your options.

This decision follows the Government's COVID-19 advice to stop mass gatherings.

We're sorry for any inconvenience caused however members' health and that of our staff is our number one priority.