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Planning
8 Years Ranked

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Provided by Craig Whelton

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Advises on all aspects of planning law including major regeneration work, energy and compulsory purchase (acting for promoters and those affected by CPO). Particular expertise in residential development, developer contributions and viability.

Has advised on some of the largest development projects in Scotland, including the West Craigs mixed use development in Edinburgh (1,500 houses), Meygen tidal scheme and promotion of compulsory purchase orders. Regularly undertakes advocacy an inquiries and hearings. Advises on judicial review and statutory challenges, including Gladman v Scottish Ministers.

Career

Trained at Maclay Murray & Spens (now Dentons) qualified 2004; Maclay Murray & Spens until 2009; Burges Salmon 2009 – 2014; partner Burness Paull 2014-2019; partner Burges Salmon 2019 to date.

Professional Memberships

Qualified in Scotland, England and Wales

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Planning - Scotland
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Band 1

Craig Whelton leads Burges Salmon's Scottish planning offering. He regularly acts for major house builders, energy companies and public sector bodies. He is well versed in both contentious and non-contentious planning matters, particularly in regard to housebuilding.

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