Planning law is complex area of practice which requires lawyers to have a technical understanding of other areas of law which include contract law, environmental law, judicial review, public law, criminal law and liquor licensing. Our Property Team has advised on a number of complex planning disputes including rights of way, the placement of advertisement hoardings, planning enforcement issues, housing developments, section 106 Agreements, ransom strips, transport links and planning appeals.
We also work closely with planning consultants and architects especially in relation to the securing of planning permission including representation at appeals and judicial review hearings.
We have widespread experience in acting for both commercial and residential property developers in relation to a number of planning issues. We also have good understanding of the planning policies adopted by local Councils and how our clients’ development requirements fit in with planning restrictions. We pride ourselves in offering a high quality service at competitive city rates. Our commercial and residential teams are also able to work together seamlessly.