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Practice Areas

Specialises in consenting energy, infrastructure and residential projects throughout the UK. Experienced advocate at public inquiries and development consent order examinations.Current highlights include consenting the world’s largest offshore windfarm and promoting other onshore energy projects requiring DCO or s36 consent,including the exploration of shale gas resources. Advises water authorities on promoting major new strategic infrastructure and energy initiatives,and national housebuilders on major housing schemes.Expertise covers all aspects of the planning process including application/appeal strategy,consultation,environmental impact assessment, s106 agreements and the community infrastructure levy,and legal challenges/judicial review.

Professional Memberships

Renewable UK.


BA(History)University of Birmingham,1997;CPE,University of Birmingham1998;EvershedsLLP1999;Qualified2001;Associate 2006.Partner2012