Fully Accredited Program UK Property Development Laws, Building Regulations and Planning Requirements

UK’s property development laws and building regulations are complex. With over 100 pieces of legislation governing various aspects of property development in the UK including areas like planning development legislation, building regulations, fire safety, accessibility and more, this legislative framework makes it difficult to comply with.

This certified training program is designed to equip you with a deep and actionable understanding of UK Property Development Laws, Building Regulations, and Planning procedures. Participants will delve into the intricacies of UK’s planning laws, permission processes, Building Regulations, environmental considerations, and the legal frameworks that underpin property development and land use. By exploring critical topics such as strategic site assessment, planning permission, land ownership, building regulations, property contract law, and environmental law, this program will provide you with a holistic overview of the challenges and opportunities within the UK's property development landscape.

Participants will gain proficiency in the practical application of UK’s planning development laws, understand the detailed requirements of Building Regulations, and learn how to navigate the complex legal landscape of property development including contract law in property development. This program will also address risk management, the impact of development on communities and the environment, and strategies for effective stakeholder engagement. Furthermore, it includes a critical review of recent legislative changes, such as the introduction of new planning reforms and updates to Building Regulations, ensuring that participants are well-versed in current and forthcoming legal and regulatory standards.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded with the Certification in UK Property Development Laws that can be used in your professional credentials. Attaining this certification will enhance your knowledge and skills required to navigate the intricate legal and regulatory landscape governing property development and building regulations in the UK. This industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity, offering a testament to your expertise and commitment to excellence in the property development law domain.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth insights into the legal framework that governs property development in the UK, from land acquisition to the final stages of construction and sale.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in UK Property Development Laws. This certification will offer a testament to your expertise in developing and executing robust legally compliant property development projects.
  • Gain insights into the latest industry standards and best practices in property development legislation, planning permissions, environmental sustainability, land acquisition, and financing.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

The UK's property development landscape is governed by a complex web of planning regulations, zoning restrictions, and environmental considerations. In 2023, over 80% of UK property developers faced delays due to regulatory compliance issues, with planning approval times averaging 12-18 months.

This certified program will provide you with in-depth insights into UK’s critical property development laws, building regulations, and planning considerations that property developers must comply with in the UK. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the UK's planning laws, permission processes, Building Regulations, environmental considerations, and the legal frameworks underpinning property development and land use. You will gain knowledge on key areas such as strategic site assessment, planning permission, land ownership, building regulations, property contract law, and environmental law, providing participants with a holistic perspective on the challenges and opportunities within the UK's property development landscape.

Throughout the program, participants will gain knowledge into national legislations and building standards, including the UK Building Regulations, the Town and Country Planning Act, contract law for property development as well as relevant environmental laws and environmental impact assessment requirements. Participants will also delve into Wales-specific legislations, such as Planning Policy Wales and Building Regulations for Wales, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of regional variations.

Additionally, participants will learn to navigate the complex legal landscape of property development and cover critical aspects such as risk management, the impact of development on communities and the environment, and strategies for effective stakeholder engagement. This program will also delve into recent legislative changes, such as new planning reforms and updates to Building Safety Act, ensuring that participants remain well-informed about current and forthcoming legal and regulatory standards.

Upon successfully completing the program, participants will attain the prestigious Certification in UK Property Development Laws. This globally recognized certification, which holds lifelong validity, will amplify your professional credentials, demonstrating your expertise in developing comprehensive compliance frameworks aligned with the UK's legal and regulatory landscape governing property development and building regulations. Earning this certification will expand your career advancement opportunities and demonstrate to your client, colleague and peers your expertise in navigating UK’s property development laws and building regulations.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Land Ownership Concepts
  • Land-Registry Title Deeds
  • Planning Law
  • Planning Permission
  • Zoning Regulations
  • UK Building Regulations
  • Property Development Contractual Law
  • Town and Country Planning Act
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Health & Safety Law
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015)
  • Freehold vs Leasehold Ownership
  • Law of Tort
  • Managing Procurement Contract
  • Managing Construction Contracts
  • Building Safety Act 2022
  • Breach of Contract Remedies
  • Tortious Liability Awareness
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Non-Compliance Consequences
  • Regulatory Delay Mitigation

Your Faculty Director

Abiola Aderibigbe
Abiola Aderibigbe
Highly-Regarded Construction Legal Expert and Lecturer

Abiola Aderibigbe is a distinguished legal and construction professional with a wealth of experience spanning various roles at reputable firms such as Mott MacDonald, Irwin Mitchell, METKA EGN, BWL Group, and Yondr Group. Currently serving as the Group Head of Legal & Commercial at BESA Group, Aderibigbe excels in providing legal and commercial advisory services, advocating for member interests with fervor.

Aderibigbe's academic contributions include lecturing and serving as a module leader on the International Construction Law (LLM) degree at Liverpool John Moores University and holding visiting lecturer positions at the University of Greenwich. Admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales and to the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland, Aderibigbe's comprehensive expertise and dedication to the legal field are unparalleled.

UK Property Development Laws, Building Regulations and Planning Requirements Program Agenda

Module 1: The Significance of Land Ownership and Title Deeds
Module 2: Planning Law and Permissions
Module 3: UK Building Regulations
Module 4: Contract Law
Module 5: Environmental Law
Module 6: Health & Safety Law
Module 7: Leasehold and Freehold Considerations
Module 8: Law of Tort
Module 9: UK Property Development and Construction Law
Module 10: Building Safety Act 2022

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the Legislative Framework: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex legislative landscape governing UK property development.
  • Comprehend Land Ownership: Delve into the legal aspects of land ownership and title deeds essential for property development.
  • Master Planning Permissions: Acquire insights into obtaining planning permissions and the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Grasp Building Regulations: Understand UK Building Regulations and their application throughout property development projects.
  • Apply Contract Law in Property Development: Learn the role of contract law in property development, including contract management and implications of breaches.
  • Explore Environmental Law: Gain knowledge of environmental law, including the significance of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and non-compliance consequences.
  • Ensure Health and Safety Compliance: Study health and safety laws such as the Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM Regulations, crucial for avoiding legal issues.
  • Differentiate Ownership Structures: Understand the differences between freehold and leasehold ownership to make informed development decisions.
  • Stay Updated on Industry Developments: Keep abreast of the latest developments in the real estate sector, such as the Building Safety Act 2022, and their implications for property developers.

Certification in UK Property Development Laws

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in UK Property Development Laws that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating the intricacies legal and regulatory landscape governing property development and building regulations in the UK. Developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, the content of this program has been independently accredited by CPD Certification Service as adhering to the highest standards of continuing professional principles.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

United Kingdom

Dates: 28 - 29 Jan 2025

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 25 Nov 2024 By 06 Jan 2025 After 06 Jan 2025
UK Delegates GBP 1,095 GBP 1,295 GBP 1,395

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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