Tom specialises in obtaining authorisation for major infrastructure schemes with a particular emphasis in the energy and transport sectors.
He is also a chartered Town Planner and advises a range of clients on development planning matters including obtaining planning permission for large scale mixed use developments.Tom advises both public and private sector clients on all aspects of the process for authorising major infrastructure schemes, with a particular emphasis on nationally significant infrastructure projects under the Planning Act 2008. He advises on all aspects of that process from the pre-application phase, preparation of the application for submission, the examination phase and through to implementation of the scheme. He advises on a wide range of issues including optioneering, consultation, environmental impact assessment, compulsory acquisition, interfaces with third parties and examination strategy and management.Outside of the major infrastructure sector he regularly advises clients on planning enforcement, public governance matters, habitats regulation assessments and judicial review and other statutory challenges.
Head of Information Security Engagement,
Chris specialises in corporate transactions, across a number of sectors, including within the life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
Emily specialises in intellectual property disputes and advice, with a particular focus on brand enforcement and the creative rights. She has advised clients on their rights in relation to trade marks, advertising compliance, databases, misuse of confidential information, copyright, designs and patents.
Consultant (Costs Lawyer)
Keith has practiced for over thirty years as a costs lawyer and consultant and provides specialist law costs advice and advocacy services on costs issues and claims arising in and from commercial disputes and court, arbitration and tribunal proceedings in England and internationally.
Head of Fintech Propositions
Luke Scanlon advises some of the world's leading technology companies, banks and fintech businesses on a range of fintech and legal technology related issues and had been recognised by Legal500 and ranked as a leading fintech lawyer by Chambers. Luke is the Head of Fintech propositions and a Legal Director for Pinsent Masons.