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Anthony Judge

Anthony is head of our Real Estate department. He leads the Real Estate Recovery group, is a member of the firm's Property Funds and Property Finance groups, and as a member of the Environment & Safety Group is responsible for the firm's Environmental Management System.

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Head of Real Estate:
Anthony Judge

Planning

The experienced planning team works with developers, land owners, investors and public authorities to find politically and commercially acceptable solutions to planning problems.

We work closely with our real estate, environment, construction and health and safety lawyers to provide a seamless, cost-effective service handling all matters throughout the development lifecycle.

Working as part of the client's development team, we establish close relationships with the professional team through involvement in the early stages of development proposals. We have dealt with many high profile developments and strive to unlock value from the client's real estate assets.

We offer a wide range of services covering all aspects of town and country planning (zoning) with our core services including:

  • strategic planning advice
  • negotiating and securing planning permissions
  • environmental impact assessments
  • appeals and inquiries
  • section 106 planning and other infrastructure agreements (highways, sewerage etc)
  • public law challenges - judicial review and proceedings in the High Court
  • development plan representation
  • highways law including stopping-up and Transport and Works Act orders
  • compulsory purchase - claims for compensation - Crichell Down rules enforcement
  • heritage issues (Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and Tree Preservation Orders)
  • environmental aspects, in particular redevelopment of Brownfield sites (ensuring that maximum planning gain credit is achieved)
  • climate change issues - eco homes, flood risk management and mitigation
  • advice relating to advertisement consents

Planning Experience

  • strategic planning advice and negotiation of the S106 Agreement for McAleer and Rushe's redevelopment of the Swiss Centre, Leicester Square
  • planning and environmental advice to Derwent plc/LMS PLC on 1 million sq feet mixed-use redevelopment of gas works site at Greenwich
  • master planning legal agreements for the expansion of Pinewood and Shepperton studios
  • planning advice and legal agreements for Garbe's redevelopment of Victorian Print Works in Lambeth
  • Troika Developments on planning strategy and Judicial Review of a competing scheme for the largest office development in Bournemouth
  • MD Developments on the planning aspect of its 650,000 square feet shopping centre in Northern Ireland
  • Bovis Lend Lease on the planning aspect of its 650,000 square feet shopping centre in Solihull (Touchwood) 
  • Bovis Lend Lease on the planning aspect of its 600,000 square feet shopping centre in Norwich (Chapelhill)