Grace is an Associate Paralegal in the Planning and Infrastructure team, with experience in a number of areas including assisting with Compulsory Purchase Orders and Development Consent Orders, drafting and reviewing section 106 planning agreements and advising on client's positions in relation to applicable bye-laws, open space and the Crichel Down Rules.

Grace also has experience in dealing with contentious issues, for example, acting for objectors to large scale planning applications, advising on compensation claims arising from stop notices and preparing for judicial review hearings.

She draws on her previous two and a half years of experience in dispute resolution to provide a rounded approach to problem solving as well as a keen eye for detail and expert organisation and prioritisation skills.

Experience

Examples of experience include advising:

  • National Grid Electricity Transmission PLC on a Compulsory Purchase Order required for a replacement electricity cables scheme in Sheffield
  • National Health Service on a section 106 planning agreement template that can be used in all future planning transactions
  • National Highways on the proposed A46 Newark Bypass including a detailed review of draft plans and documents and compliance with statutory guidance.