Discover my top tips
Never be afraid to ask – it may sound clichéd, but there really are no silly questions and it is always worth checking or running thoughts by us for an extra view.
Timing is key as all aspects of the planning process are guided by time or subject to time limits. Avoiding delay will always be important whether applying for, determining or challenging planning decisions and the same can also be said of many environmental matters
Be aware of the risks and implications of planning or environmental enforcement action and challenges, as these can have significant implications and it is important to seek advice as early as possible in order to minimise or avoid negative effects.