Planning & Environment

The expertise of our Planning & Environment team extends to advising on all areas of planning and environmental law, regulation and policy. They work closely with clients on their plans for the development and use of land and buildings, and have significant experience on advising them on the application of, for example, sustainable development principles and the implications of emerging regulations on energy use and carbon trading.

With a broad and wide-ranging client base, the team advises building contractors, developers, investors, owner occupiers and banks as well as public and regulatory authorities.

Areas of expertise:

  • Climate change adaptation strategies
  • Compulsory purchase and land compensation claims
  • CRC energy efficiency scheme
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Environmental protection and regulation
  • Health & safety and regulatory compliance and enforcement
  • Listed buildings and conservation area redevelopment
  • PFI/PPP planning & environment concerns
  • Planning and highways agreements
  • Urban development & major infrastructure planning

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