Planning & Environmental
Our specialist planning lawyers assist and represent clients with:
- Development Advice Strategy and Legal Audit
- Planning Applications, Planning Appeals and Judicial Review
- Section 106 and Highways/Infrastructure Agreements
- Compulsory Purchase and Compensation
- Enforcement and Prosecutions
Our experienced lawyers will take you through the minefield of the planning process and advise you on the best strategies to adopt to deliver to your requirements. Our solicitors conduct advocacy at relevant planning appeals and informal hearings in addition to instructing Counsel on larger Inquiries. We regularly instruct Counsel in relation to Judicial Review and High Court challenges.
We also advise on and negotiate the various legal agreements required to obtain planning permission and facilitate development. We work closely with and as part of our Real Estate, Residential Property, Private Client and Ports teams to support our clients across sectors and disciplines.
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