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Upholding Access Rights – Recent Land Reform case law: developments and updates

Date: Monday 3 June 2019

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Location: The National Piping Centre & The Pipers’ Tryst Hotel, 30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow, G4 0HW

Cost: £50 per delegate


Over the last 12 months, two decisive land reform cases have concluded in the courts, both of which could be significant in how Access Authorities approach their statutory responsibilities. At this event, we will delve into the detail of those cases from the perspectives of both the legal teams and access specialists involved, and discuss the legacies and lessons learnt which could benefit the sector. The day will also cover the latest mediation process work initiated by SORA (Scottish Outdoor Recreation Alliance) and now being taken forward by a NAF sub-group; it is hoped mediation may provide another tool for Authorities as they seek to resolve challenging cases..

9.45-10.30

Registration and coffee

 

10.00-10.10

Welcome

Setting the scene

Kenny Auld, Chair

10.10-10.40

National context – Law Guide

Malcolm M Combe
Senior Lecturer in Law
School of Law
University of Aberdeen

10.40 -11.40

Section 14: Renyana Stahl Anstalt v Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority

Kenny Auld: Access, Recreation & Health Manager LLTNPA

Andrew Upton: Harper McLeod

11.40-12.00

Coffee break

 

12.00-12.40

Section 14: Manson v Midlothian Council

 

David Blair: Anderson Strathern

12.40-13.00

Questions and discussion

Chaired by Sue Hilder

13.00-14.15

Lunch and AGM

 

14.15-14.30

National Access Forum reflections

David Henderson-Howat – NAF Convenor

14.30-15.00

SORA Mediation development work

Eleisha Fahy Scotways & Eddie Palmer Scottish Canoe Association

15.00-15.20

Falkirk Council S22 update

Richard Barron – Scotways

15.20-15.40

SNH reflections

Mark Wrightham – SNH

15.40-16.00

Plenary discussion drawing conclusions from the day, closing remarks

Kenny Auld, Chair

 

Who Should Attend?

The event will be of particular interest to both public and private sector legal specialists, outdoor access professionals, other Access Authority staff and access and recreation organisations, as well as anyone with an interest in the law affecting access to land.


 

 

 


Monday, June 3rd – 10.00am to 4pm. The National Piping Centre & The Pipers' Tryst Hotel, 30-34 McPhater Street Glasgow, G4 0HW Price per delegate £50
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