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Lisa is a partner and joint-head of Shoosmiths’ planning and CPO team, driving the team’s growth forward across the UK.

An experienced planning lawyer, she acts on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious planning matters, including highways matters and compulsory purchase work, drafting and negotiating complex Section 106 agreements, judicial review, footpath/highway closures, infrastructure agreements and village green issues.

She has acted for a mix of public and private clients, including North West Development Agency, Ainscough Strategic Land, Ask Developments, United Utilities, Tesco and the Co-operative Group.

Lisa’s recent project experience includes advising:

- Ainscough Strategic Land on a planning appeal and public inquiry for a 2,300 dwelling scheme in Swindon as part of the New Eastern Villages allocation;

- Vastint on planning and CPO issues in relation to their major mixed use schemes in London, Leeds and Cardiff;

- Story Homes on numerous residential development schemes across the north west; and

- Kingston Council on the regeneration of the Cambridge Road Estate, a major scheme to provide over 2000 new dwellings for the Borough’s residents.