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Winckworth Sherwood

Planning

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What the team is known for

Respected planning practice regularly advising house builders and local authorities. Provides experience in a wide range of planning issues, including those relating to urban extensions and residential developments. Has a wealth of experience in the planning aspects of mixed-use developments. Other areas of work include compulsory purchase and matters involving assets of community value.

Strengths

One client remarks: "They are specialist planning lawyers who are very solution-driven and team players. They are very innovative and good at explaining the legal process."

Work highlights

Advised Peel L&P on the Liverpool Waters development involving the regeneration of 60 hectares of former docks around the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile World Heritage Site. The development consists of 9,000 residential units as well as business and hotel space.

Notable practitioners

Colette McCormack frequently advises on mixed-use and residential developments, with notable strength in regeneration projects. She covers the full range of planning matters, including Community Infrastructure Levy issues and Section 106 agreements. 
"Her advice is always excellent, and she is very calm under pressure."

Jo Hannah acts for house builders and local authorities on planning matters concerning residential and commercial development projects, including infrastructure-related issues.
"She is very proactive in her approach."

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Planning

Winckworth Sherwood

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Location

111 Piccadilly

Manchester

Lancashire

UK

M1 2HY

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North West

Planning


Colette McCormack
Band 1
Jo Hannah
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