Fracking and Property Rights

Fracking and Property Rights

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Course Overview

Shale gas exploitation is currently high on the political, economic and environmental agenda as estimates suggest that the UK could meet around 10% of its current gas needs, if shale gas is extracted at a commercial rate.

In a bid to encourage hydrochloric fracturing (fracking), the Government are considering controversial plans which would allow this to take place under homes without the owners’ permission.

This course delivered by experienced property practitioner Richard Quenby, will examine fracking from a conveyancing perspective and will identify the problems which property owners are facing and what rights they have.


What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the process of fracking and extraction
  • • Have considered competing property rights in respect of shale gas and strata
  • • Be aware of environmental and tortious concerns
  • • Have considered the liability for or towards protestors

What is the target audience?

  • Conveyancing practitioners

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About Instructor - Richard Quenby

Richard was called to the Bar in 1985. For the next thirteen years he practised at the Chancery Bar in Manchester, where he specialised in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work.

Richard now works as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the co-author of Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments, published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar
    01:06:53

Documentation

  • Notes
    16 Page

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