Hill Dickinson Developers’ Conference 2015

Join Hill Dickinson for the 2015 Developers’ Conference on Thursday 16 July in the unique surroundings of Chester Zoo.

We are delighted to announce the final speaker for this annual Hill Dickinson event. Covering the current key issues in property, construction and property litigation we now have Phil Mayall, Development Director, Muse Developments confirmed to present. Phil joins Richard Mawdsley of the Peel Group in giving their insight into the development market.

The event will include a BBQ and a memorable networking evening, together with a guided zoo safari around the Zoo’s brand new Islands exhibition; a fantastic opportunity to explore the amazing tropical environments of six South East Asian islands on your own unique wildlife expedition.


12:15      Registration at Oakfield Manor including light lunch

13:00      Welcome

Game, set and match – Bill Chandler, Hill Dickinson

Sandwiched between Wimbledon fortnight and GB’s Davis Cup quarter-final, we will be serving up highlights from the indoor courts.  Our grand slam of recent planning-related development cases features a volley of conditional contracts, some backhand attempts to avoid liability under section 106 agreements/Community Infrastructure Levy and we smash the planning implications of a development site being listed as an Asset of Community Value

CDM 2015 Regulations and ISG V Seevic – David Oram, Hill Dickinson

Construction law update – a summary of some of the recent changes to construction law that are relevant to construction developments. David will take you through the implications of the CDM Regulations 2015, followed by an assessment of the effect of ISG V Seevic on payment processes.

What lurks below  – Kevin Lee, Hill Dickinson

The issues that can arise when mines and minerals are owned by someone other than the surface owner

– Tea/coffee break –

Development: What does the future development landscape look like – Phil Mayall, Development Director, Muse Developments

Phil will take a look where the development market currently stands and where potential development opportunities may lie, as well as outline some of the projects Muse are driving forward, including One City Place, a six-storey office development at the heart of Chester’s new £100m Central Business Quarter.

Development: Peel and the Liverpool City Region – Richard Mawdsley of The Peel Group

Richard will provide an overview of the Peel Group and their projects in the area, including the Wirral Waters project and how the local and wider communities of the Wirral area will prosper with the transformation of over 500 acres of Birkenhead docklands into an internationally recognisable destination.

16:30 Zoo Safari; guided tour around the brand new Island exhibition

18:00 Drinks reception & BBQ

Venue details and directions

Chester Zoo, Upton by Chester, Caughall Road car park

Please make your way to the Caughall Road entrance for Oakfield Manor. Parking is limited, so please confirm if you will require a car parking space.

We would recommend wearing suitable footwear for the walk round the Islands project as part of the Zoo safari.

To book your place, please contact Kerri McKeown at kerri.mckeown@hilldickinson.com or on 0151 600 8752.


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