Brendon is an Associate in the Planning and Environment Team which specialises in town and country planning, highways, environmental and compulsory purchase matters.
Brendon specialises in both contentious and non-contentious cases. His planning experience covers both major and minor commercial and residential developments, and he regularly assists with planning applications and appeals, the interpretation of planning policy, planning enforcement and issues concerning planning conditions, section 106 planning obligations and the community infrastructure levy. He also deals with minerals and waste planning together with licencing and environmental regulatory control issues arising from waste operators. He has broad experience in all aspects of public access rights and statutory nuisance matters including regularly advising landowners and interest user groups on issues concerning highways, towns and village greens, assets of community value and environmental health matters. He additionally regularly acts for landowners in relation to objecting to infrastructure schemes and/or claims of compensation where they are affected by compulsory purchase orders (CPOs), transport and works act orders (TWAOs), and development control orders (DCOs).
Brendon is a member of the Compulsory Purchase Association (CPA), the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA), and the Institute of Public Rights of Way (IPROW). He is also a contributing author to Lexis Nexis and other professional planning and environmental publications.
Court of Appeal confirms approach where precise boundaries of green belt are undefined and the cost risks of a CAAD Appeal
Out-of-date assessments of development plan policies can be site specific
Judicial Reviews – Aarhus Cost Caps are Vat Inclusive
Planning Enforcement Notices - Importance of appealing and the limited defence for non-compliance
When is judicial review over? The finality of legal proceedings
12th Jan 2021