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Fraser Gillies

Glasgow, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Planning
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Fraser Gillies enjoys a healthy reputation in the renewable energy sector, with a key focus being the onshore wind sector. He is well versed in planning appeals and inquiries.
"Fraser has provided high-level strategic planning advice on a number of issues over the last year. The advice is always well considered and detailed to inform strategic business decisions."
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Fraser leads the planning team at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie and is also a member of the renewables team. He specialises in planning and environmental issues, with particular focus on renewable energy projects. He has been involved in more than fifty appeals and s.36 applications relating to onshore wind projects. Fraser's practice also encompasses a wide range of other areas including infrastructure, transport, housing and commercial developments, as well as contaminated land, waste and other environmental issues. Fraser has experience of advising on appeals, judicial reviews and statutory appeals in the Court of Session, as well as in relation to enforcement issues. In the last year he has advised on a number of large s.36 applications due to be considered at public inquiry later this year.

Career

Trainee Solicitor, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP 2000–02.

Assistant Solicitor, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP 2002–06.

Associate Solicitor, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP 2006–2010.

Partner, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP 2010 – present.

Professional Memberships

Member: Law Society of Scotland planning law sub-committee.

Member: Scottish Renewables Onshore Wind planning work-group.

Publications

Scottish Planning and Environmental Law

Personal

Fraser was born in 1977 and educated at the University of Strathclyde.

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