UK South West Planning
- Alex Madden Thrings LLP
- Anne Harrison DAC Beachcroft LLP
- Christian Silk Foot Anstey LLP
- David Richardson Ashfords LLP
- Helen Hutton Michelmores LLP
- Karen Howe DAC Beachcroft LLP
- Kathryn Lawrance Bevan Brittan LLP
- Robin de Wreede Ashfords LLP
- Rosalyn Trotman Thrings LLP
- Chris ToftsStephens Scown LLP
- Duncan TilneyStephens Scown LLP
- Polly ReynoldsTemple Bright LLP
Up and Coming
- Kee Evans Foot Anstey LLP
- Fergus CharltonTLT LLP
1Burges Salmon LLPPlanning2023 | Band 1 |Burges Salmon has a first-rate team that works on complex planning matters for both public and private sector clients across a range of projects, including notable regeneration schemes. The firm provides an impressive level of expertise in energy matters including wind farms, nuclear projects and pipelines. They also offer strengths in the planning aspects of mining matters and the links between environmental law and planning. The firm's specialist work includes consent and acquisition matters relating to highway developments. The team continues to advise on high-level compulsory purchase issues. 1Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLPPlanning2023 | Band 1 |Womble Bond Dickinson UK has an exceptional planning practice regularly acting for many local authorities and other public sector bodies on major development and infrastructure projects. They work on prominent transport projects including major highways and rail network matters. The team are also experienced in acting for private sector clients, such as house builders and other developers, on residential, retail and leisure schemes. They are further noted for extensive work in the offshore wind industry. The firm demonstrates impressive expertise in compulsory purchase, as well as judicial reviews and other contentious matters.
2Ashfords LLPPlanning2023 | Band 2 |Ashfords is a highly regarded team often working for major national house builders and with local authorities on residential development projects. The team has recognised experience in infrastructure matters, as well as compulsory purchase and Community Infrastructure Levy issues. The team's work includes advising private and public sector clients on highways matters. They also offer specialist expertise in marine planning, taking on major licensing and coastal regeneration projects. 2Clarke Willmott LLPPlanning2023 | Band 2 | 2Osborne Clarke LLPPlanning2023 | Band 2 |Osborne Clarke has a broad and experienced planning team undertaking notable work for national house builders on large-scale developments. The team also has a strong practice in the infrastructure and renewable energy sectors, including the solar and waste-to-energy spaces, and has a growing profile in planning matters pertaining to the retail sector. The firm often handles Community Infrastructure Levy matters and Section 106 agreements, as well as judicial review proceedings.
- TLT LLPPlanning2023 | Band 2
3Bevan Brittan LLPPlanning2023 | Band 3 |Bevan Brittan regularly works for local authorities and housing groups on residential and mixed-use developments. It is also often instructed by various NHS bodies to advise on a range of planning matters. The firm's work includes advising on the planning aspects of sizeable regeneration schemes. 3DAC Beachcroft LLPPlanning2023 | Band 3 |DAC Beachcroft's planning team has a strong house builder practice. The team regularly advises on Section 106 agreements for residential developments and assists with consents for infrastructure projects. The firm also works with public sector clients on redevelopment and highways issues. It regularly works with NHS trusts and other healthcare providers. 3Foot Anstey LLPPlanning2023 | Band 3 |Foot Anstey offers wide-ranging planning expertise and the ability to work across the region. The firm regularly represents local authorities and landowners in highways and compulsory purchase matters. The team is noted for its ability to advise on the expansion of residential, commercial and office developments. It is involved in a range of sectors including energy and infrastructure. 3Thrings LLPPlanning2023 | Band 3 |Thrings is highly experienced in rural and agricultural matters and frequently acts for landowners on various change of use and development projects. They also handle commercial and retail developments and a range of contentious planning matters. The firm is noted for its highways work and advice to clients in the leisure and entertainment sectors.
- Stephens Scown LLPPlanning2023 | Band 3