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Squire Patton Boggs

Planning

2 ranked lawyersBand 1YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding full-service planning offering with a national client base and notable strength in compulsory purchase and highways matters. Offers expertise in a broad range of sectors, including renewable energy, residential development, transport and utilities. Advises both private companies and local authorities. Also adept at representing clients in planning appeals, major inquiries and judicial reviews.

Work highlights

Advised SP Manweb on obtaining a development consent order for the construction and operation of a new 132 kV overhead power line in Shropshire.

Notable practitioners

David Hardy acts for retail, energy infrastructure and housing clients on a range of planning matters, including Section 106 agreements and enforcement notices. He also represents clients in planning appeals.
"He is a good strategic thinker and very realistic in his expectations and analysis."

Richard Glover frequently acts on energy-related projects, with notable strength in development consent orders, planning appeals, and compensation and compulsory purchase matters.
"He is an excellent lawyer, deeply knowledgable and a great team player."

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Planning Department

Squire Patton Boggs

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Department location

6 Wellington Place

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4AP

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Yorkshire

Planning


David Hardy
Band 1
Richard Glover
Band 1