Alec advises clients in the progression of planning applications for large scale schemes, and the promotion of strategic sites through the local plan process. He has also managed planning appeals on behalf of housebuilders, student accommodation providers, and renewables companies, including cases proceeding by way of public inquiry or hearing. He regularly acts for parties to judicial review proceedings and statutory challenges, and is experienced in all aspects of court procedure.
Alec negotiates planning and highways agreements for major residential, retail, and infrastructure projects. He also advises upon issues relating to planning and environmental enforcement, including prosecutions and notice appeals.