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Planning

Our expert planning lawyers advise private and public sector clients on the planning and environmental aspects of a broad range of projects.

We act for various clients including property developers, investors, urban regenerators, government departments and agencies, local planning authorities, national and multinational companies, statutory undertakers and utilities companies.

Notable deals and highlights

  • We advised Akzo Nobel UK Limited in connection with the master planning and planning application for its 800 unit residential and commercial development in North Stafford, a key part of the largest scheme ever consented in Stafford.
  • We advised BP and the British Pipelines Agency on all planning aspects of maintenance and development of their oil pipeline infrastructure.
  • We advised Cambridge Medipark Limited in securing over 800,000 sq ft of further floor space at the world-renowned medical research and patient care campus, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.
  • We acted for National Grid on a compulsory purchase order for the delivery of an extensive new electric cable tunnel network in London, and provided planning advice (including on permitted development rights) in relation to its infrastructure throughout the country.