• Oct 08
  • 8.30am - 10.00am

RIAI CPD Links: King’s Inns - Advanced Diploma in Planning and Environmental Law

  • RIAI CPD Links
  • Online
Thursday 08 October 2020
8.30am - 10.00am
Blended / Online Distance Learning

Event Information

Course available through blended / online distance learning.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of planning and environmental law, with a focus on both domestic and European law in the area.

Delivered via blended learning and with the vast majority of lectures recorded, this course will be accessible to students regardless of their geographical location. 

As with all of our advanced diploma courses, this course will be delivered by leading experts in the field and will have a practical focus. 

The course will take place in an early morning slot (from 8.30am) and will be available via blended learning with some classes recorded to facilitate attendance by students working outside Dublin / who are unable to attend in person. 


This Diploma provides participants with a comprehensive practical knowledge of Planning and Environmental Law. On completion of the course, students will be better able to explain and apply relevant statutory, common law and other provisions; use relevant legal terminology competently and correctly; apply appropriate legal principles to a range of factual scenarios; solve problems within this area of law; communicate legal arguments based on relevant legal principles; conduct legal research independently and in groups; evaluate, criticise and defend legal arguments on matters of planning and environmental law.


Delivery is in part–time early morning mode through lectures presented by leading experts in various aspects of planning and environmental law. The course will take place over 26 class room sessions including tutorials. 

Classes will take place each Thursday morning from 8.30am–10.00am.

Lectures will be recorded and students on the course will be able to stream these recordings at a time of their choosing, provided they have an Internet connection. Students are welcome to attend all sessions in person and must attend some sessions in person (see schedule at the link below); other sessions can be attended either in person or via distance learning, at the election of the student.  

Free parking and refreshments will be provided for participants, who will also be invited to attend one complimentary dining at King’s Inns.  

Course Start Date: 

Application Deadline: Applications for 2020/2021 will open in May. Register your interest here