Partner, specialist area is planning and compulsory purchase. Recent/current matters: acting for Bristol City and North Somerset Councils on a CPO for land required to deliver the South Bristol Link (major highway CPO); acting for East Devon District Council on a portfolio of major projects, including a new sustainable community, a biomass CHP and a new science park; advising the LDA on compensation claims in relation to the Olympic Park CPO.
Law Society Planning Panel; legal associate Royal Town Planning Institute.
Trained Weymouth and Portland Borough Council; qualified 1997; Ashford Borough Council (1997-2000); joined Burges Salmon 2000; partner 2005; Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Division).
Contributor to 'Journal of Planning and Environmental Law' and weekly publication 'Planning'; co-author of 'Property Transactions: Planning and Environment' (Sweet and Maxwell 2006-07).
Born 1971. Educated at University of Southampton (LLB Law).