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Admitted as a Solicitor:   2008


Tel:      01613 990127


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Development and Regeneration

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Stephanie is a specialist Planning Solicitor.  She was recognised as one of the top 10 local authority planning lawyers in Planning Magazine’s annual surveys in 2020 and 2021. 

Stephanie has substantial experience in Planning, CPO, Highways and Local Government law.  She has advised both public and private sector clients, managing high profile and innovative regeneration and infrastructure projects across the UK. 

Stephanie understands the inner workings of local government, including the challenges and pressures on their in-house lawyers having worked in-house at two authorities including Manchester City Council’s Regeneration Team.

Stephanie is also a founder committee member of the North West Women in Planning group.

Stephanie featured in DJB's 2022 Market Report.  Read the report and Stephanie's article here. 



Highlights include advising:

  • Senior officers at Manchester City Council on the Eastern Gateway regeneration programme which over the next 15 years will deliver up to 6,000 new homes; a significant quantum of commercial and community floorspace; a £350m 23,500-capacity indoor arena; and a pioneering mobility hub. 

  • Greater Manchester Combined Authority in respect of a complex and controversial joint development plan document for nine Greater Manchester district.  

  • On complex CPO-led regeneration projects delivering excellent client service to high profile public and private sector clients including Land Securities, Lendlease, Hammerson and Cheshire East Council. 

  • Crossrail, London Underground, HS2, Hovis and Manchester United Football Club in respect of high-value and complex CPO compensation claims arising out of major infrastructure projects.


‘Stephanie Hall is a competent and reliable individual, who manages to take complex legal issues and set them out in a way that is clear to the client. Identifying risks and mitigation, she is solution focused which is needed in local government.’

Testimonial, Legal 500 2023

‘Stephanie Hall recently joined as a partner for DJB, and is exceptional. She is able to cut through detailed and complex issues to give advice that is robust, commercially practical, clear and concise. She is always approachable. Her experience across the public and private sectors places her in a strong position to appreciate the bigger picture, and to secure the best outcome for her clients.’

Testimonial, Legal 500 2023

‘I worked with Stephanie Hall. Stephanie was an outstanding solicitor. She was always approachable and responded to any challenges swiftly and positively. Through our examination Stephanie fostered a very positive relationship with counsel and also made very productive contributions throughout the process, ensuring that we were very well prepared and used officers’ time as effectively as possible. I felt that Stephanie worked as ‘one of the team’ for our local plan.’

Testimonial, Legal 500 2023

"Stephanie Hall works exceedingly well with planning officers and the wider team. Stephanie is approachable and a pleasure to work with."

Legal 500 2024

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