Al is our UK Head of Planning & Environment. He's advised on landmark UK projects including numerous stadia, airports, and real estate developments. Clients describe Al as a commercially minded lawyer with outstanding energy, people skills, and commitment to their businesses. He's recognised as one of the UK's leading planning lawyers.

Al guides clients through a range of development and infrastructure schemes, including complex planning applications, development of environmental and sustainability strategies, as well as supporting appeals and contentious matters arising from the development of sports stadia, airports, skyscrapers, and large residential sites.

He has a Master of Laws in Planning from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and was elected a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2003. Al often comments on planning projects of national interest with broadsheet and specialist press outlets, including the Financial Times.

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Actualités et publications récentes

Environnement, Urbanisme et Réglementation

Our experts discuss how repurposing spaces into vaccination centres is impacting planning law, in Estates Gazette

4 février 2021

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Immobilier

Business not as usual in the office sector? Our top five tips for the industry in 2021

4 février 2021
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Immobilier

Al Watson shares leadership insights with Estates Gazette

13 janvier 2021

par Alistair Watson

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Environnement, Urbanisme et Réglementation

Al Watson discusses government’s planning changes with Property Week

10 décembre 2020

par Alistair Watson

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