Our clients benefit from the extensive legal expertise offered by our team, which spans the full breadth of planning matters, from advice on development and urban regeneration schemes to all aspects of planning legislation. Our mix of private and public sector experience ensures we can navigate our way through issues such as compulsory purchase, planning, environmental contamination and other statutory consents.

Our services include the following:

  • Planning Committee and Constitutional Advice
  • Advice on Local Plans, Neighbourhood Plans and Planning Guidance
  • Planning and Statutory consents
  • Dispute mediation
  • Compulsory purchase and associated orders
  • Trespass and travellers
  • Minerals and waste advice
  • Town and Village Greens
  • Planning Agreements
  • Planning Appeals, Judicial Review and Planning Enforcement


It takes a keen knowledge of historical detail, combined with a solid understanding of legal principals, to advise on matters arising on highways and byways. Cases relating to public rights of way including highways agreements, orders and enforcement can present themselves in a variety of circumstances, often linked to planning decisions. Our talented legal team understand the historical and modern interpretation of different classifications of routes and their status – and the impact this can have on land owners, development and planning.

Our services include the following:

  • Modification orders
  • Enforcement action
  • Dispute resolution
  • Closures, diversions and opposition
  • Vehicular and pedestrian rights
  • Planning and development.
  • Removal of highway obstructions and enforcement
  • Drainage Advice
  • All types of highway agreements.

For more information about Planning & Highways please contact:

Anne Holton

Head of Service - Property and Planning m 07880 016146 e View profile >