Stuart is an Associate in our Birmingham office specialising in planning and infrastructure. He has experience as a Head of Dept at his previous firm. He has advised on district level planning issues including:
- Section 106 agreements
- Affordable housing & viability
- Planning inquiries
- Enforcement matters.
He has also advised local authorities at county level on issues around waste, coal, minerals and highways. In addition to this, he has both defended criminal planning cases and acted as a prosecutor in for local authorities.
In the private sector, he has acted for developers, funders and private individuals on their planning needs.
- Drafted Article 4 directions across the Midlands and the North and a bespoke Local Development Order for a Local Authority
- Advised on a variety of CPO matters including HS2 claimants
- Advised a variety of landowners and developers on technical planning law matters, as well as handling a range of section 106 agreements.