“Emily Williams is an outstanding artist in this endeavor in terms of her planning and environmental work. She is particularly distinguished by her experience in judicial review and her ability to assist clients and be an excellent mediator for lawyers and their work. She is both very competent and immensely hardworking. She has a direct attitude and is brilliant when under pressure. An absolute star. Ed Ryder leads York`s offering at Harrowell`s solicitors. The team`s workload consists primarily of complex estate planning disputes, particularly those involving high-value family trusts, farms and owner-managed businesses. The firm itself has the ability to work together across departments to provide a comprehensive service to its clients. Key team members include Monika Bone, who specializes in estate administration and all aspects of life planning, and Mark Jones, who focuses on wealth preservation. Brabner`s LLP has seen significant changes in 2022, with the departure of Sophie Stewart in January and General Counsel Pamela Chesterman of Prosperity Law LLP; She now leads the planning team with process specialist Lachlan Nisbett. His planning experience includes working internally with several local authorities in the Northwest. Gordons LLP`s practice is “friendly, highly professional, incredibly pragmatic and provides factual legal advice.” The team manages M&A transactions and commercial transactions related to outsourcing activities and launches.

The team is led by James Fawcett. It also covers private equity operations. Jonathan Asquez has experience as an actor for entrepreneurs. Duncan Firman and Amy Pierechod are both “incredibly knowledgeable in their areas of expertise.” The Manchester office of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is responsible for large, complex projects across the country, providing clients with expertise in planning requests, land assembly matters, Section 106 agreements and environmental regulations. The team frequently advises on major renovation projects, residential and mixed-use projects, as well as transportation and energy infrastructure. Practice Director Richard Lloyd has extensive experience in regeneration programs, while Michelle Moss is particularly recognized for her work in the area of forced expropriation, including handling a number of reported cases related to expropriation orders. Senior partners Fiona Barker-Hall and Catherine Manning also have extensive practices in this area. Shoosmiths LLP distinguishes itself as an “outstanding design firm”; The Manchester office benefits from the presence of co-leaders Kathryn Jump and Lisa Tye, as well as David Mathias, who oversees the northern offering and spends part of his time in Leeds.

The team spans the entire spectrum, from initial discussions to planning requests and advice on risks related to potential legal challenges, and is highlighted by clients as “particularly strong in expropriation work.” Samantha Grange is recommended at the Senior Associate level. DWF`s planning practice is led by Andrew Batterton, who provides “well-thought-out strategies to solve complex problems” in regeneration, development, energy and infrastructure projects and advises on mandates involving land consolidation in the context of expropriation. The team has proven experience in transport, retail, hospitality and leisure, minerals, healthcare and education, and counts local authorities, public institutions and private companies among its main clients. General Counsel Michelle Spark left the firm in November 2021. “The people we have worked with at Eversheds Sutherland are not only professional and efficient, but also friendly and accommodating. They are fast, their communication is excellent and they have supported us accurately and consistently in every legal process. “Richard Naish was the senior partner in a recent transaction.