Clyde & Co LLP

Planning Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Highly respected planning team active on a range of industrial and infrastructure schemes. Offers expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters, promoting complex developments through judicial review, public inquiries and Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project examinations. Frequently advises clients on leisure, commercial and residential projects.

Strengths"Clyde & Co has some fantastic people who are really reasonable and good to work with," a source comments.

Interviewees add: "They provide an extremely focused and approachable service."

Work highlights Represented Associated British Ports in objecting to the Welsh Government's proposal for an M4 relief road.

Notable practitioners


Brian Greenwood
combines planning and environment expertise to advise on issues ranging from development consent and compulsory purchase orders to local plan examinations and environmental impact assessments. He regularly acts for clients executing nationally significant infrastructure developments.
"He's extremely respected in the area, and he's a very accomplished lawyer."


Ian Ginbey
is well versed in all things town and country planning, encompassing everything from compulsory purchase and listed building enforcement to highways, environmental impact and even High Court matters. He has substantial experience in contentious planning processes such as public inquiries and examinations.
"He has huge knowledge about planning and environment law, he's exceptional with clients and he knows how to get to the real issue and put it into practice.""Ian positively contributes and supports our projects with sound legal advice."


Stephen Webb
is an experienced planning lawyer with a diverse client base of individuals, developers and local authorities. His recent work has included regeneration, urban extension and new settlement projects, and also stadium and airport developments.
"Stephen leads and coordinates the legals in a timely manner, and he shows good judgement.""He is an outstanding planning lawyer with an excellent grasp of both the law and the commercial reality."