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.
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Senior Associate Forensic Accountant
Ray is a forensic accountant with over 15 years' experience of advising clients on the accounting and financial aspects on commercial and post M&A disputes. He works closely with our lawyers as part of multi-disciplinary teams to provide comprehensive, commercial and joined-up advice to our clients.
Jennifer is a Senior Associate specialising in foreign and domestic commercial frauds as well as onshore and offshore trust litigation.
Paul is a Senior Associate in the Competition, EU & Trade Group. Paul specialises in EU and UK competition law, and has extensive experience with both UK and EU competition authorities in the context of merger investigations, cartels and complaints. He also advises on the competition aspects of commercial agreements and corporate documents and on merger clearance.