Claire is an experienced planning solicitor and has advised clients across the commercial, residential, retail, leisure and energy sectors on all stages of the development process. She supports the work of the firm’s wider real estate team, advising on the planning aspects of acquisitions and disposals as well as providing stand-alone advice on matters including interpretation of planning permissions and conditions, application and appeal strategy, enforcement and Community Infrastructure Levy strategy.
Claire has a wealth of experience drafting and negotiating agreements to enable development, including section 106 and highways agreements, and enjoys working as part of clients’ wider consultant teams to secure planning permission or optimise existing schemes. Claire’s experience also encompasses planning inquiries, judicial review and pre-submission review of planning applications and environmental statements.
Prior to joining Marriott Harrison LLP as a consultant in 2019, Claire trained and qualified at CMS Cameron McKenna in 2007 where she spent ten years before moving to Forsters.