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We are a highly professional & experienced, small & friendly team, dedicated to supporting you in the best way possible. Our two areas of expertise are Planning & Property.
Our clients are: Private Clients, Local Authorities, Conveyancers, Architects & Surveyors.
The services we offer to our clients are as follows:
We offer Planning & Property services to our private clients.
This includes advising & representing clients in respect of all planning related matters, including:
Site Appraisals (Development Potential), Applications & Appeals, Section 106 Obligations/Agreements, Objections to Applications & Appeals, Judicial Reviews, Enforcement/Prosecution, Certificates of Lawful Development, Advertising, Listed Buildings, Trees & High Hedges.
We advise upon, & where necessary provide representation in respect of the following property matters:
Boundary Disputes & Trespass, Adverse Possession, Covenants, Easements & Rights of Way, Right to Light, Party Wall Act, Village Greens & Common Land.
We offer planning advice, representation, drafting expertise & training, to local authorities. This includes:
Contract Planning, Enforcement & Legal Services, Application & Appeals, S106 Obligations/Agreements, Certificates of Lawful Development, Listed Building & TPOs, Enforcement Investigations, Drafting Planning Notices, Prosecutions, & Injunctions.
We regularly train planning & enforcement officers, elected members & town & parish councillors.
External courses: Each year we offer a number of training courses, held at our Colchester offices & often also in London.
In-house: The majority of our training is carried out in house. Each course is tailored to meet the individual needs of the authority.
Conveyancers, Architects & Surveyors
We provide to the above non-planning professionals, training in basic planning law & practice, & basic property law matters.
We offer a planning help line service to assist non-planning professionals to deal with minor queries on behalf of their clients.
Our fees will be charged at our standard hourly rates, although in some cases we will be able to offer you a fixed fee. All fees are subject to VAT.
Please contact us to discuss.
Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar
Legal: Public Inquiries
Conservation: Ancient Monuments
Countryside & Environment: AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
Conservation: Conservation Areas
Conservation: Historic Building Restoration
Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites
Conservation: Listed Buildings
Conservation: Rural Conservation
Conservation: Urban Conservation
Conservation: World Heritage Sites
Agriculture: Agricultural Developments
Agriculture: Barn Conversions
Agriculture: Small Holdings
Business: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds
Business: Change of Use
Business: Car Parking / Access
Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises
Business: Lawful Development Certificates
Business: New Premises
Business: Working from Home
Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites
Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way
Countryside & Environment: SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest)
Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders
Housing: Housing Design Layout
Design: Urban Design
Housing: Affordable Housing
Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage
Housing: Car Parking
Housing: House Extensions
Housing: Light Issues
Housing: Residential Developments
Legal: Judicial Review
Legal: Land Tribunals
Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements
Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt
Probity: Elected Member Training
Research: Site Appraisals
Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds
Retail: Change of Use
Retail: Out of Town Sites
Retail: Town Centres
Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites
Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B
Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets
Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs
Tourism & Leisure: Hotels
Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses
Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants
Tourism & Leisure: Tourism
Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites
Countryside & Environment: Country Parks
Economic Development: Feasibility Studies
Agriculture: Planning & Development
Agriculture: Development Viabilities
Agriculture: Development Applications
Enforcement: Remedial Action
Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries
Conservation: Design Layout
Countryside & Environment: Green Belt
Retail: Site Design Layout
Urban Regeneration: Design
Design: Design Layout