Chad Sutton

Managing Director / Planning Lawyer

at Planning Clarity Legal

United Kingdom

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​I am the Managing Director of Planning Clarity Legal, a boutique planning law firm based in London in the United KingdomI am a planning lawyer with 16 years experience in the private & public sectors advising property developers, housing associations & local authorities on legal issues associated with development, providing me with a comprehensive understanding of the delivery of development from all sides of the equationI advise on all types of development, whether it be residential, commercial or mixed use development, including housing, student accommodation, retail parks, care homes, offices, warehouses, hotels, bars & restaurants, and regeneration, infrastructure & renewable energy projectsI advise on a range of issues including:• Section 106 agreements• Planning appeals (inquiries, hearings & written)• Community Infrastructure Levy (advice and appeals)• Certificates of lawfulness and planning enforcement• Planning due diligence for property transactions• Legal review / audit of planning applications• Permitted development rights• Compulsory Purchase• Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas & Trees• Assets of Community Value• Judicial review• Building Regulations• Highways stopping up orders• Section 278 & 38 highways agreementsI am a Legal Associate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Member of the Law Society's Planning & Environmental Law Committee. I am also an Advisor on the Royal Institute of British Architects Panel of Specialist Practice ConsultantsI have been quoted in the UK Legal 500 as someone who 'looks for practical solutions to problems', 'acts with tremendous speed and accuracy’ and is a 'hard worker'I deliver seminars on planning & have featured in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Planning Magazine, Inside Housing & Local Government Lawyer. I have also been interviewed as a planning legal expert by BBC NewsPlanning Clarity Legal – Our FirmLocated in London in the United Kingdom, but also working across the rest of England and Wales, our specialist and highly experienced planning lawyers advise on all aspects of the town and country planning system. ​​We also advise on compulsory purchase, highways, building regulations and judicial review Our clients ​include property developers and companies (large and small), land owners, property consultancies, investors, charities, housing associations and local authorities. We also provide consultancy services to other law firms  

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​Located in London in the United Kingdom, but also working across the rest of England and Wales, our specialist and highly experienced planning lawyers advise on all aspects of the town and country planning system, including planning permission for development, Section 106 agreements, planning appeals, Community Infrastructure Levy and certificates of lawfulness. ​​We also advise on compulsory purchase, highways, building regulations and judicial review We advise on all types of development, whether it be residential, commercial or mixed use development, including housing, student accommodation, retail parks, care homes, offices, warehouses, hotels, bars & restaurants, regeneration, infrastructure and renewable energy projectsOur clients ​include property developers and companies (large and small), land owners, property consultancies, investors, charities, housing associations and local authorities. We also provide consultancy services to other law firms  

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