Michael Gallimore

Michael Gallimore

Partner, London

Email michael.gallimore@hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2253

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate

'He's level-headed and very good at what he does,' clients say, adding: 'He's also very attentive, and he's not shy about getting stuck in as well as dealing with the more high-level strategic stuff.'

Chambers UK 2015

A widely recognized leading planning lawyer, Michael Gallimore has developed his reputation through his work on a number of high profile development projects.

Michael is the head of the Birmingham office and a member of the highly regarded London planning team. Navigating the complexities of the planning system can be a challenge, therefore Michael gives advice which is practical and is focused on your aims and objectives, anticipating and solving problems at the earliest possible stage.

He has over 30 years' experience which spans all types of development projects including mixed use developments and regeneration schemes, new housing settlements, office, retail and leisure proposals and large scale infrastructure projects. The policy and political dimensions are both fundamental elements of the planning system.

He has developed close links with a number of industry organisations as well as with the Department for Communities and Local Government with which he has worked on a number of initiatives.

Michael's reputation is endorsed by Planning Magazine which has ranked him among the top three highest rated individual planning solicitors for each of the last 10 years.

Awards and recognitions

2015

The only "Star Individual" in Chambers UK

2015

Leading Individual in the 2015 edition
Legal 500

Amongst top 3 highest rated individual planning solicitor in Planning Magazine for last 10 years

Education and admissions

Education

University of Cambridge, St Catharine's College

Memberships

City of London Law Society Planning and Environmental Law Sub-Committee

Law Society Planning Panel

London First Planning and Development Advisory Forum

Related industries

Real Estate

Related practices

Real Estate

Related areas of focus

Real Estate Development

Representative experience

Advising Argent and subsequently King's Cross Central Limited Partnership on the King's Cross Central mixed use redevelopment project.

Advising Braeburn Estates (a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar) on the redevelopment of the Shell Centre.

Advising London Legacy Development Corporation on the Legacy Communities Scheme in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Advising Land Securities on various development projects including New Ludgate, 1 New Street Square, 21 Moorfields and the Kodak Site in Harrow.

Advising Crest Nicholson on the redevelopment of Bath Western Riverside.

Advising HelioSlough on its proposed strategic rail freight interchange in Hertfordshire.

Advising Fairview New Homes on various residential development proposals.

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