Town & Country Planning

Our Town and Country Planning Team is recognised as one of the most reputable sources of legal planning knowledge not only in the West Midlands and Shropshire but also into and across Mid Wales where we have expert knowledge of the Welsh planning system.

To read more about the work we do for our clients in Wales visit our dedicated page

We work for and with developers, the business community, private individuals, landowners and public authorities, on a regional and national level, providing concise, high quality advice on all aspects of town and country planning matters.

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The team mainly act for people and businesses making planning proposals. Decisions are made using detailed laws, policies, guidelines and principles and it’s our job to understand them and use powers of persuasion and advocacy to advance your case.

We appraise planning applications to identify potential policy or other pitfalls, review documentation, support submissions, legal submissions and environmental statements to spot inconsistencies, so as to ensure applications or appeals stand the best chance of success for developers and consultants.

They also have considerable experience in challenging planning decisions in the High Court and have taken cases to the Court of Appeal and House of Lords (now the Supreme Court).

The Team has extensive experience advising in relation to:

  • Residential development
  • Housing land supply
  • Industrial commercial and warehousing
  • Green belt, open countryside and urban environments
  • Agricultural (such as poultry, dairy digester units and storage) and renewables
  • Equestrian         
If you have an enquiry in relation to a town and country planning matter or simply want to speak to a member of our expert Team for further information and guidance, please use the request a call back or make an enquiry option to get in touch.

Legal 500 2021: The Town & Country Planning Team were recognised as a leading team in the West Midlands.

‘As a large regional practice the quality of the solicitors I am involved with on a regular basis is first class. They are hard working; always available to respond both to phone calls and emails. They provide comprehensive detailed advice and solutions to issues.’

Key lawyers include Associate Suzanne Tucker who is recognised as a Rising Star. 

To find out more about our rankings, please click here.

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