What We Do

Our specialist planning solicitors work for property developers, land owners, banks, local authorities, government agencies and housing associations providing planning law advice on a broad range of projects.

Our planning lawyers have a range of expertise, including:

  • Drafting and negotiating of planning and related infrastructure agreements;
  • Preparation for major planning inquiries;
  • Strategic and tactical advice on the promotion of development projects;
  • Advice on modification and release of planning conditions;
  • Environmental impact assessment issues;
  • High court proceedings and judicial review.

Recent Planning Deals

  • Advised a developer on a major mixed use development comprising 2,000 dwellings and over 100,000m2 of commercial development, together with significant community infrastructure provision;
  • Acted for a national house builder on a proposed urban extension of approximately 1,000 dwellings together with associated infrastructure.


"Oliver Martin heads the team at Irwin Mitchell, which is praised for its 'excellent response times'." Legal 500, 2013

Oliver "is readily contactable, reliable and a good strategic thinker. He is very experienced and knowledgeable regarding detailed Section 106 drafting matters." Chambers & Partners 2014

For more information on Planning

If you are interested in understanding how Irwin Mitchell can help you with your Planning work then please contact Oliver Martin (Partner) on 0121 214 5403, or send us an email.

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0870 1500 100

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