Eversheds Sutherland

Planning Department

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What the team is known for Strong practice with extensive national resources to call upon. Experts in the planning requirements for wind farm developments, as well as other renewable energy schemes such as solar and biomass projects. Regularly works with house builders and other developers on the planning aspects of residential, retail and commercial developments. Also has strong sector expertise in transport and is equipped to handle compulsory purchase work and highways matters.

Strengths An impressed client notes: "They are user-friendly and they set out to really understand how these legal issues affect us."

Another praises the firm for "providing the expertise and advice to solve a range of complex issues with the client’s needs in mind."

Work highlights Advised INRG on its development consent order application for a 226-hectare solar park at Little Crow.

Notable practitioners

Kee Evans
has considerable experience advising clients in the transport and renewable energy sectors, with particular expertise in matters including compulsory purchase, certificates of lawfulness and development consent orders.
"Kee is a driven solicitor who inspires absolute confidence." "She is very down to earth, approachable and pragmatic." "Kee is knowledgeable, focused and efficient, and has a relaxed manner which makes her very easy to work with."