Jessica has a background in property law and now specialises in planning projects. She supports the Planning & Infrastructure Team advising clients (private and public sector) on regeneration projects, compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) and land compensation claims, planning applications and section 106 planning agreements and Transport and Works Act order matters. She also supports the wider Real Estate Team by carrying out planning due diligence when required as part of property transactions.


Examples of experience include:

  • Advising a London local authority on a CPO land compensation claim in connection with a town centre redevelopment where the local authority used its CPO powers to deliver a retail and leisure scheme
  • Acting for a London public authority in respect of a multi-million pound regeneration project in the life sciences sphere. The proposed development will comprise flexible life sciences space as well as flexible commercial space along with associated landscaping, public realm and highway works
  • Advising a London local authority in respect of a section 106 agreement relating to a multi-million pound regeneration project comprising mixed-use commercial space, residential (including affordable) housing, mixed-use community facilities, along with associated landscaping, public realm and highway works.