We provide planning law advice to our clients both in connection with their real estate investments and in relation to their development schemes.  Our experienced Planning team is led by Christine Hereward.  We work with developers, investors, funders and third parties on all aspects of the planning law system.  Our particular speciality lies with sites in the central London boroughs, acting on a variety of residential, mixed-use, hotel and other schemes.


Our team’s experience includes:

  • Advising on and running planning applications, appeals and Inquiries
  • S106s – Negotiation of heads of terms, drafting of agreements and undertakings
  • Affordable Housing and Viability issues
  • Advising on the prospects of obtaining planning consents and likely constraints
  • Planning enforcement
  • Judicial Reviews and challenges via S.288 and S.289
  • Advising on wider local government issues and disposals by public authorities
  • Listed Buildings
  • Basements
  • Planning due diligence and advising on risk
  • Office to residential schemes using Class O permitted development rights
  • Highways issues and agreements
  • Advice on CIL