Adrian is a planning law specialist and joined the firm in 2012 as a Senior Associate solicitor. He qualified as a solicitor in 1974 and worked in-house in Local Government at Mendip District Council.
He then acted as a locum solicitor for local authorities advising on the full spectrum of planning issues. Adrian subsequently joined the Planning Inspectorate where he determined planning appeals, including appeals relating to planning enforcement. He retired from the Planning Inspectorate in 2011.
Delivery of a workshop to members of a local authority Planning Committee on the impact of human rights on planning law, and how to cover human rights issues in planning decisions.
Judicial review of decisions by Planning Inspectors, including experience of advising local authorities on the likelihood of a challenge being successful.
Section 106 Agreements on behalf of a Local Authority in relation to the re-development of Brownfield sites for housing including affordable housing.
Section 106 Agreement on behalf of a Local Authority in relation to a development in Swindon requiring a Travel Plan.