Obtaining speedy planning decisions and staying ahead of the game are vital to landowners, developers, local authorities and residents. The area can be a wrangle of red tape and regulations and whichever side of the fence you’re on – applying for or opposing a planning application, you will benefit enormously from our long-established planning experience and robust advice.
Town and Country Planning is a highly technical and often controversial area. Whether you are a landowner or a developer wanting to obtain planning permission or an individual or local residents group concerned about proposals which might affect your amenity, we can help and represent you. We also act for Councils/local planning authorities.
We have an experienced team of lawyers who can deal with all of the following
Our highly respected Planning Law specialists are unique amongst legal firms in Suffolk and able to deal with any of the complex issues surrounding planning. The team is headed up by Brian Morron who has been a member of the Law Society’s specialist Town and Country Planning Panel since it was first established in 1985 and is recognised in the Legal 500 as a leading individual for planning work. Oliver Ray deals with planning agreements and advises developers and individuals on a range of planning issues.
Hugh Rowland concentrates principally on planning enforcement and advises local authorities and regulatory bodies as well as defending individuals and companies who are subject to enforcement action.
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