Planning is a complex mix of law and policy. We have a detailed understanding of planning law from the perspectives of both local planning authorities and developers. As a result, we offer clear, pragmatic and timely advice for projects of all sizes.

Our broad experience covers the full gamut of planning and planning-related advice, including:

  • ‘Cradle to grave’ advice on securing and varying planning permissions for major residential development, retail development and mixed-use regeneration schemes
  • Negotiating S 106, highway and other infrastructure agreements
  • Advising on the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
  • Advising on and managing planning appeals
  • Advising on planning enforcement and certificates of lawful development
  • Promoting and opposing compulsory purchase orders
  • Advising affected landowners and local authority consultees on development consent orders
  • Advising on judicial reviews
  • Advising on Town and Village Green Applications
  • Planning due diligence
  • Representations on emerging planning policy
  • Planning objections

Please also see our related Property Development – Residential and Property Development – Commercial legal services.

Our Planning specialists