Site feasibility studies and advice on development potential

Planning Enforcement

Appeals and advice


Feasibility studies and provision of expert evidence for public houses, off licences, pharmacies, bookmakers, bingo halls and amusement arcades

Due Diligence

Planning due diligence for developers, banks, fixed charge receivers and administrators

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Preparation of environmental statements and co-ordinating environmental consultants

Post Planning Advice

Advice regarding commencement of development and discharging conditions

Planning Applications

Preparation, submission and management of local, major and regionally significant applications and representation at planning committee meetings

Retail and Town Centres

Preparation of retail impact assessments (RIA), need assessments (quantitative and qualitative) and sequential site assessments

Judicial Review

Briefing lawyers and affidavit preparation

Planning Appeals

Written representations, hearings and applications for costs

Design and Access Statements

Preparation of DASs to support planning applications

Local Development Plans

Advice and representations

Planning Inquires

Experienced witnesses, appointment of other professional witnesses and lawyers

Supporting Planning Reports

Preparation of tourist need assessments, economic development land supply assessments and other planning statements

Expert Witness Services

Expert planning witnesses in commercial disputes, planning injunction cases and other legal proceedings

Lawful Development Certificates

Applications and appeals

Listed Building and Other Consents

Applications and appeals for listed building consent, conservation area consent, advertisement consent and consent to carry out works to TPO trees

Certificates of Alternative Development Value (CADV)

Applications and appeals

Political Lobbying

Lobbying local politicians in relation to planning matters

Community Consultation

Running consultation events and preparing associated reports