Planning

Helping you get to where you want to be

Planning issues are often highly complex, and this is where our holistic approach really comes into its own, as we take a 360° view of your development proposal.

There may be a long list of issues to deal with, from national and local planning policies to environmental impact and sustainability; we have all of these covered.

Our Planning Team includes specialist planning lawyers and chartered town planners, who have a comprehensive knowledge and provide a holistic, 360°view of drink, leisure and hospitality development issues.

They stay up-to-date on complicated changes so you benefit from on-going reliable advice and recommendations.

Ways in which we can help…

  • Planning applications whether for stand-alone property or as part of wider development

  • Redevelopment potential from inception to planning permission

  • Use Classes order and permitted development rights 

  • Re-purposing buildings for hospitality purposes

  • Listed buildings and other heritage issues

  • Planning, highways and other statutory agreements

  • Neighbour complaints – noise and other disturbances

  • Formal enforcement matters

What our clients say:

‘The planning team is really effective and efficient. Always well organised and well prepared – with a real commercial focus.’

‘Freeths legal team do not hide behind a desk like so many other firms. They fully engage with the client to understand the issues and collectively work with you to find a solution.’

‘They stand out as they provide a unique quality service, their advice has been invaluable to me during setting up my business.

Legal 500 2021

KEY CONTACTS

Robert Bruce  | Partner
robert.bruce@freeths.co.uk

+44 (0) 345 128 6958

Mark Bassett  | Principal Planning Manager
mark.bassett@freeths.co.uk

+44 (0) 345 030 5748

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