Eversheds Sutherland

Planning Department

North West
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What the team is known for Dedicated planning team with both a regional and national presence. Offers considerable expertise in the retail, energy and residential sectors. Notable for its abilities in dealing with major compulsory purchase and compensation matters, as well as notable regeneration schemes. Particularly skilled in advising on large infrastructure projects requiring development consent orders.

Strengths Clients state: "They are a five-star team with a collaborative approach to matters."

Work highlights Advised Highways England on compulsory purchase orders and compensation matters.

Notable practitioners


Michelle Moss
is known for her expertise in compulsory purchase and compensation matters for infrastructure clients. She also advises on regeneration schemes and development consent orders.
"She is very good in compensation claims."


Richard Lloyd
acts on regeneration projects and infrastructure developments, with particular strength handling compulsory purchase orders and related compensation issues. He also advises on planning applications and appeals, as well as Section 106 agreements and Community Infrastructure Levy matters.
"He gives very good advice, is responsive and always delivers on time." "He works tremendously hard for his clients." "He is able to explain very complex legal issues to non-legal people in a very clear and understandable way. His advice is always very clear and well reasoned."