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Christian Silk

Partner


Career & Experience

Christian is a Partner and Head of Strategic Infrastructure Planning and specialises in all aspects of planning and environmental law. He is also a chartered town planner. He also has expertise in the Space & Satellite and Ports sectors.

Christian advises on the planning and environmental aspects of development consent orders, complex consenting strategies, use of compulsory purchase powers by statutory bodies and the settlement of compensation claims, including references to the Lands Tribunal, drafting and negotiating terms of Planning Agreements for strategic development sites including urban extensions, preparing and submitting planning applications, appeals and High Court challenges, contaminated land liability advice, corporate responsibility and environmental compliance regimes.

People

Christian Silk

Partner


Career & Experience

Christian is a Partner and Head of Strategic Infrastructure Planning and specialises in all aspects of planning and environmental law. He is also a chartered town planner. He also has expertise in the Space & Satellite and Ports sectors.

Christian advises on the planning and environmental aspects of development consent orders, complex consenting strategies, use of compulsory purchase powers by statutory bodies and the settlement of compensation claims, including references to the Lands Tribunal, drafting and negotiating terms of Planning Agreements for strategic development sites including urban extensions, preparing and submitting planning applications, appeals and High Court challenges, contaminated land liability advice, corporate responsibility and environmental compliance regimes.

Expertise

  • Development consent orders
  • Consenting strategies
  • Use of compulsory purchase powers
  • Drafting and negotiating Planning Agreements

Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it

I have worked alongside Christian Silk on numerous residential and renewable energy schemes over many years and have always found him approachable, his advice has assisted bringing a number of schemes to fruition.

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