Stuart is a Planning Lawyer in our national Planning Team, part of the wider Real Estate team. He specialises in helping sports and media organisations with the planning issues specific to these sectors, and has a personal connection to both.
He's also a current amateur rugby player, still playing for Tamworth 2nd team in the Staffordshire league. On the media side of things, Stuart only just chose law after getting shortlisted for a number of drama schools - he never quite made it off the short list to the cast list.
- Helped secure planning permission for a Southern Football League club’s new ground including s.106 obligations to secure community bus link for fans. Continuing to advise on redeveloping the old club ground as a housing site
- Reviewed a Planning Application and Environmental Statement for a new rugby club on open countryside
- Advised a local council about ongoing environmental obligations for an athletics track build on a reclaimed waste tip
- Advised a community theatre on conservation issues involved with modernising their existing theatre.