Career and experience

Christian is Head of Strategic Infrastructure Planning and specialises in all aspects of planning and environmental law. He is also a chartered town planner.

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