Thrings to make sense of Biodiversity Net Gain at Romsey seminar

Biodiversity net gain event in Romsey hosted by Thrings

How landowners can benefit from having a positive impact on nature is the topic of a new Biodiversity Net Gain seminar being hosted by Thrings at its offices in Romsey.

What are the new Biodiversity Net Gain measures?

Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is the net increase in biodiversity after a development has taken place, meaning more or better quality natural habitats than there was prior to development.

Any new developments being brought forward must, developers must replace any biodiversity lost as a result of the development works and add 10% in order to provide the net gain.

It was confirmed last month that most new major development sites will be subject to BNG requirements as of 12 February this year, with other categories subject to different dates, leaving little time remaining to understand the finer detail.

What is the seminar about?

Helping provide a greater clarity around the new measures coming into force next week, the event being held at the law firm’s offices in Romsey, will see experts from the legal, financial and environmental sectors explore the various challenges and opportunities that BNG presents.

Among the speakers confirmed for the event are:

Mark Charter, Partner in the Thrings Agriculture team and Chair of the seminar, said: “Biodiversity Net Gain has increasingly become an important element in the overall scope of advice we give our landowning clients – whether it is in the context of development projects they intend to carryout themselves or in conjunction with a promoter or developer.

“These projects inevitably have a high potential to be complex and I am, therefore, pleased to welcome Chris, Nicola and Peter, our colleagues from other professional disciplines, to join our legal experts, Harvey and Jonathan, to this seminar and provide what will undoubtedly be a stimulating and holistic view.”

The Thrings Biodiversity Net Gain seminar will take place on Wednesday, 6 March from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at Thrings’ offices in Romsey (Address: Stuart Court, Salisbury Road, Romsey, SO51 6DJ).

To find out more about the event and how to book your place, click here.


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