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UK: Nutrient neutrality in a nutshell
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Since 2019, concerns have been growing that Natural England’s solution to river pollution, nutrient neutrality, is stifling housebuilding during a period marked by a housing crisis....


Back to school: key planning themes impacting the Purpose-Built Student Accommodation Sector in England

As the new academic year kicks off, students across England are packing their bags and preparing their reading lists ahead of moving away from home. So it seems like the perfect time to...


UK PropTech and Planning for the Digital Future

Technology impacts everything we do and the property industry is no different. So what do current advancements in PropTech mean for developers and can technology really improve the way the...


What Real Estate Finance trends are we seeing in 2023 and what can we expect going forwards?

Now that we are entering Q4 of 2023 we reflect on the common REF trends we are seeing in the UK, Europe and the US. We consider what common trends the rest of 2023 may bring.

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UK Major Infrastructure Projects – summer consultation on reforms to the NSIP consenting process

The schools are out, the roads are gridlocked and the departure lounges are heaving. It can only mean one thing – consultation season is upon us! Fortunately, those of us with an...


Summertime reading: UK government continues the onslaught of consultations on planning reforms

Michael Gove’s Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) seems determined to keep the planning and development industry busy reading over the rest of the summer....


Dividing opinion: UK Secretary of State refuses M&S Oxford Street scheme against Inspector’s advice

Last week saw the Secretary of State’s much anticipated call-in decision on the proposals by Marks and Spencer to demolish and rebuild its flagship store at the Marble Arch end of...


UK: Planning – when change is afoot

While securing planning permission is often seen as the end of the planning process for a project, there are many reasons why a developer may need to change that consent – a new need...

Published Works

Legal Viewpoint: High Court provides some consenting clarity on solar generation Planning Magazine

The High Court has provided welcome clarity on the definition of a “generating station” for the purposes of the Planning Act 2008 and the relationship between that consenting...

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