Tim specialises in all aspects of planning, highways and compulsory purchase law. Before joining Trowers & Hamlins, Tim worked in the public sector, most recently as the Deputy Principal Planning & Corporate Lawyer for the London Borough of Hillingdon.
Tim has a particular focus on regeneration projects, currently working on some of the largest schemes in the country. These schemes need to overcome significant challenges in order to obtain deliverable planning permissions capable of transforming their areas. This involves providing strategic advice on complex planning constraints and the use of compulsory purchase powers to assemble land required.
He has extensive of experience of advising developers, local authorities, housing associations and government departments on a wide range of development control, enforcement and strategic planning matters. Tim frequently negotiates complex section 106 and highways agreements, working on numerous major developments across the country. Having an in-depth understanding of the planning system, Tim enjoys advising on technical issues such as the community infrastructure levy and development viability, breaking down complicated disputes into a manageable form to achieve the necessary outcome.
Using his experience of all sides of the planning system, Tim brings a pragmatic, commercially driven approach to assist clients in maximising the opportunities that exist in today's challenging market.