Urban Law Day 2014

Title: ‘Urban development and the law: setting a research agenda 


The specific purpose of the Urban Law Day 2014 is

  1. To launch the cooperation between the IALS and UN-Habitat
  2. To define and consolidate, through open discussion, the medium term priorities of a research agenda in urban law. 


  • Robert Lewis-Lettington, Unit Leader - Urban Legislation, Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch
  • Dr. Maria Mousmouti, co-Director, Sir William Dale Legislative Drafting Clinic, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London (UK), Executive Director, Centre for European Constitutional Law (Greece)
  • Anne Klen, UM-Habitat
  • Edesio Fernandes, Legal Consultant, DPU Associates; Member of the Teaching Faculty of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
  • Lara Kinneir, Urban Governance Hub Coordinator, UN Habitat UNI, and Course Leader, MA Spatial Planning and Urban Design at the CASS Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design 
  • Timothy Pugh/Mukhtiar Tanda, Partners, Berwin Leighton Paisner BLP 
  • Professor Helen Xanthaki, Professor of Law and Legislative Studies, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London 
  • Marius Pieterse, Professor of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; joint global co-ordinator, International Research Group on Law and Urban Space (IRGLUS)
  • Hayley Rogers, Parliamentary Counsel and Good Law project lead, Office of the Parliamentary Counsel 


Programme for the Urban Law Day 

Presentations and Notes


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