Repeated attempts to simplify the planning system, although on occasion admirable, have still resulted in a complex system and a process which presents plenty of legal pitfalls for potential developers.

On occasion therefore, it can be beneficial to instruct Legal Counsel, either to seek an opinion on an individual matter or to provide advice on evidence to be presented at public inquiries or hearings.

Trying to find the right barrister or solicitor for the job can be challenging and we are able to provide recommendations on a case by case basis and have experience of preparing instruction, if this may benefit your particular scheme.


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