Rachel is an experienced planning solicitor who, prior to joining DJB, worked for leading City firms including Herbert Smith. She is experienced in handling a variety of matters, including Section 106 Agreements, Planning Permissions and Highways Agreements, for the highest calibre of clients, including EDF Energy and BSkyB.
Planning Support on Construction of Nuclear Power Plants
Worked as part of a team advising a major energy provider on its plans to construct two new nuclear power stations in the UK.Rachel advised on the development consent regime for construction of the power stations and the preparatory works as well as a complex planning agreement to mitigate the impact of the works.
Planning Advice on FTSE 100 Head Office
Advised a FTSE 100 occupier on issues connected to the implementation of planning permission of its new head office buildings in London.
Licensing Issues on £500 million
Advised a real estate investment trust on several complicated licensing issues for a £500m office and retail development in the centre of London.
Planning Advice on Belgravia residential development
Provided planning advice to a major investment bank on a £46m loan to facilitate a purchase of £75m residential property in Belgravia for a high-net-worth individual.