10 November 2022
By Town Legal partner Simon Ricketts.
19 October 2022
Raj Gupta writes part two of his Vicarage Field blog here.
10 October 2022
Partner Raj Gupta’s CPO blog post on Vicarage Field is here. Read part one by clicking above.
28 September 2022
By Partner Simon Ricketts.
31 August 2022
An article written by Simon Ricketts for Estates Gazette.
5 August 2022
An article by barrister and partner, Mary Cook, and paralegal, Aline Hyde.
30 June 2022
Paul Arnett, Town Legal Senior Associate, writes for Estates Gazette in his article here.
Town Associate Cobi Bonani writes for Legal Women in their May 2022 magazine. Read the full version here.
20 May 2022
Much still needs to be worked out if we are to fall in love with the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill. An article in Estates Gazette written by Simon Ricketts.
22 April 2022
Legal Viewpoint: Court decision provides important guidance for future decisions on Assets of Community Value. An article written by Paul Arnett.
25 March 2022
R (on the application of Spedding) v Wiltshire Council  EWHC 347 (Admin). Amy Carter explains the practical implications of this case, the background and what the court decided.
3 March 2022
How will biodiversity net gain work? An article by Mary Cook and George Morton Jack in Estates Gazette.
1 March 2022
Legal Viewpoint: An upwards struggle for upwards extension permitted development rights? A Haymarket article written by Amy Carter, Associate, Town Legal LLP.
15 February 2022
Origin Legal’s interview with Associate Emma McDonald, Town Legal LLP. An article by Stuart Phillips, Origin Legal.
8 January 2022
“What’s another year?”
The wait is over. Or is it? Simon Ricketts weighs up the likely shape of 2022 from a planning perspective. Estates Gazette.
6 November 2021
“How will the net zero plan affect planning?” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette.
5 November 2021
“Design South East announces five new trustees and the development of a Young Practitioners Group” an article by Design South East including partner Mary Cook.
11 September 2021
“An element of suspense. What will the effect of the Faulks review of administrative law be in practice?” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette.
5 August 2021
“Legal Viewpoint: Why health and safety is becoming everybody’s business.” An article by Nikita Sellers in Planning magazine
31 July 2021
“Beauty Parade – Victoria McKeegan judges the latest changes to the National Planning policy Framework, including the government’s pursuit of beauty.” An article by Victoria McKeegan in Estates Gazette
20 May 2021
“Legal Viewpoint: Judgment offers guidance on very special circumstances for green belt approvals”, an article by George Morton Jack in Planning Magazine
8 May 2021
“Some doors open, while others close: Opportunities will invariably flow from the new GPDO, but they come at a price”, an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
24 March 2021
“Government’s planning White Paper is a slow road to the future”, an article by Steve Quartermain and Lord Matthew Taylor in The Independent
18 March 2021
“Britain’s best planning lawyers and biggest planning law firms”, Planning magazine’s annual Planning Law Survey results
4 March 2021
‘Rates mitigation – what future for Guardian schemes? Martin Dawbney looks at the implications of the recent Ludgate House Court of Appeal decision’ an article by Martin Dawbney in The Valuer
26 February 2021
“Beauty parade” an article by Amy Fender in the Estates Gazette
9 January 2021
“A year with much resting on its shoulders. What can we expect for the English planning system in the next 12 months?” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
21 November 2020
“Please sir, can we have more planning legislation?” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
2 November 2020
‘Overcoming obstacles to planning major infrastructure projects’ an article by Duncan Field in the Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal
25 August 2020
‘On beauty’ an article by Simon Ricketts in The Planner
9 July 2020
‘Where next for planning?’ an article by Steve Quartermain CBE in the Estates Gazette
25 June 2020
‘The Valuer’s Conundrum’ an article by Martin Dawbney in The Valuer
18 May 2020
‘Is the relentless CIL in crisis?’ an article by Meeta Kaur in the Estates Gazette
6 April 2020
Clare Fielding, Duncan Field, Michael Gallimore, Simon Ricketts and Ricardo Gama listed as top-rated planning solicitors in Planning Magazine’s annual Planning Law Survey 2020, with Simon topping the league for the eleventh consecutive year
2 April 2020
“Legal Viewpoint: Planning to meet the needs of the present” an article by Victoria McKeegan in Planning Magazine
20 March 2020
“Let’s rethink the rethink” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
4 January 2020
“Planning possibility a plenty in 2020” an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
19 November 2019
‘How infrastructure levy can bite on relatively modest developments’ an article by Simon Ricketts in Planning Magazine
2 November 2019
‘The planning system plays catch-up’ an article by Duncan Field in the Estates Gazette
16 October 2019
12 September 2019
‘We need a plan to sort out local plans’ an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
12 July 2019
‘Speeding up planning appeal inquiries’ an article by Simon Ricketts in the Estates Gazette
6 May 2019
‘Air Pollution – The Silent Killer’ an article by Lucy Morton in the Estates Gazette
2 May 2019
‘Legal viewpoint: Court provides reminder on development plan duty’ an insight by Amy Bennett in Planning Magazine
29 March 2019
22 March 2019
‘Empty rates: Charities beware‘ article by Martin Dawbney as featured in the Estates Gazette
18 January 2019
‘Causes for concern raised by draft environment bill’ article by Simon Ricketts as featured in Planning Magazine
5 January 2019
‘What can we expect from the planning world in 2019?’ article by Simon Ricketts as featured in the Estates Gazette
1 December 2018
‘Counting the costs in the Tribunal’ article by Raj Gupta, as featured in the Estates Gazette
26 October 2018
‘Government told to stick to promise on call-in reasons’ article by Meeta Kaur, as featured in Planning Resource Magazine
12 October 2018
‘Brexit, planning and the environment: key questions’ article by Simon Ricketts, as featured in the Estates Gazette
1 October 2018
‘Legal landscape: Is the revised NPPF visibly different on design?’ article by Meeta Kaur and Spencer Tewis-Allen, as featured in The Planner
4 August 2018
‘Early engagement under the new NPPF’ article by Simon Ricketts and Nick Jones, as featured in the Estate Gazette
9 June 2018
‘Heading towards a viable future?’ by Spencer Tewis-Allen, as featured in the Estates Gazette
21 April 2018
‘Developers left in the dark on light’ by Patrick Robinson, as featured in the Estates Gazette
24 March 2018
24th February 2018
‘A Reckoning with the C classes’ by Ricardo Gama, as featured in The Estates Gazette
21 December 2017
‘New Habitats Regulations and a ‘Green Brexit” by Juliet Munn, as featured in Inside Ecology
4 November 2017
11 October 2017
24 March 2017
17 March 2017
16 March 2017
30 January 2017
28 January 2017
12 October 2016