We provide advice in the specialist and complex areas of planning, highways, and environmental law. We have years of experience in representing all parties in the development process, and our team has been recognised by Chambers and Partners, and Legal 500 for its expertise.
We advise on every aspect of planning and highways law. This could be negotiating planning or highways works agreements, guidance over the threat of compulsory purchase, or helping you to tackle legal issues that may be preventing development, like public rights of way, village green or asset of community value applications or designations such as tree preservation orders or conservation areas. Where necessary, we’ll also challenge unlawful planning decisions in court or assist you defend against enforcement action.
We’ll work with you to get a full idea of your end goals from the start. That way, we’ll spot any issues that could affect future development of your land and deal with them quickly and efficiently.
We can help you with:
Planning and Compulsory Purchase
Direct Dial: 01905 744 868
Mobile: 07872 871 091
We can also help you with:
Highways and Village Greens
Working with our Investigation, Regulation & Tax team we provide:
Our team is commercial, proactive, and forward-thinking and will work with you to devise a strategy to best meet your objectives.
Our specialist team works with commercial and residential developers, landowners, investors, social housing bodies, banks and other lenders, charities, private clients, local residents’ groups, local planning authorities and other public sector organisations on a range of development schemes.
Drafting and agreeing Section 106 agreements can be key to driving planning permissions forward and helping local authorities to keep up with demand for their services. Rosalind Andrews has been able to support several local councils in this way, making sure that all aspects of the agreement are covered.view full case study
Opposing an application to create a village green on part of her client’s land, Rosalind Andrews from our planning team won the day, so that the land stayed under their control.view full case study
When local residents wanted to stop the development of land belonging to Rosalind Andrews’ client, they applied to register it as an asset of community value (ACV) which could have affected any grant of planning permission.view full case study
Buying land only to find that it was considered to be highway by the local council was...Read full testimonial→