Planning, Construction & Development
Building for the future? Depend on us to make it watertight
Specialist Advice For Success
Our specialist property department will help to enable you to make a success of your project. We will advise you in jargon free language, ensuring that you are fully advised on all aspects throughout. From purchasing land to negotiating agreements, from resolving disputes to advising on the implication of Tree Preservation Orders and Rights of Way, we can help you ensure that you are making your approach in the most effective way and identifying any issues at an early stage.
Our recent transactions include projects as diverse as the transfer of a portfolio of care homes to the acquisition of large industrial units; the negotiation of Turbine Supply Agreements, large residential development set up and a series of large scale renewable projects. We have a particular interest in agricultural land and development.
Whatever the size or nature of your commercial transaction, our experienced team can help you to achieve it in an efficient and professional manner.
Planning Advice and Expertise
We can offer specialist planning advice and expertise regarding all planning matters. We can represent your planning interests at a Public Inquiry. We have in-depth knowledge across all aspects of planning, in administrative law and Government guidance, in relation to the validation and determination of planning applications, environmental assessment, the scope and purpose of planning agreements, considerations of viability and deliverability, and the mechanisms and enforceability of planning obligations. We can assist you in promoting or opposing development proposals at Local Plan and development management levels, and from developer, objector and local planning authority viewpoints. We can prepare reports for and represent individuals, companies, local groups and associations, and local authority members and committees on greenfield and redevelopment sites, retail and industrial premises and residential development in both urban and rural settings, and in connection with applications at Local Authority and appeal level. We can negotiate, draft and conclude planning agreements relating to affordable housing, education, transport and public open space provision and developer financial contributions. We can advise on, prepare and present appeals against agricultural occupancy and other planning conditions, refusals, and enforcement action, both on the basis of written legal submissions and at hearings and inquiries before Inspectors.