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Planning & Development Solicitors
Holmes & Hills’ Planning & Development team provide advice and support on all areas of planning law and have experience acting for individuals, businesses and local authorities.
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Specialist planning law advice from regional experts:
Holmes & Hills’ Planning solicitors are recognised regional experts based in Essex. As a credit to the level of service they provide, the Planning & Development team are now listed in The Legal 500 Directory of the UK’s top law firms as being specialists for Planning law in the South East.
“Holmes & Hills have provided us with legal advice on a range of planning, enforcement and environmental issues over the last two years. The support that we have received has been first class…” – Planning officer at Tendring District Council
Our team of planning solicitors is led by David Whipps, Holmes & Hills’ Senior Partner, who is a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and who is also a member of the Law Society’s Planning Panel. David is closely supported by his team, Joanna Lilliott and Steven Hopkins. Jo gained over 15 years Planning law experience working in local authorities prior to joining the firm in 2004 and Steven, a partner in the firm, has over 7 years experience dealing with Planning and Property litigation.
Keeping clients up-to-date on planning law
Holmes & Hills’ planning solicitors hold an annual series of free seminars on important planning legislation affecting clients and any changes to this legislation. Last year’s series of six Planning Law Update seminars attracted 165 planning consultants, local authority planning officers, surveyors, architects and property consultants from across Essex and Suffolk.
Meet our team
Senior Partner & Head of Planning & Development Team
Solicitor in Planning & Development Team
Partner in Planning & Development Team