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Howard Kennedy LLP, Martha Grekos, London, ENGLAND

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Martha Grekos

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Real Estate

Position

Partner and Head of Planning. Martha is an expert in all aspects of planning law, with a focus on the promotion and implementation of large complex urban regeneration projects and strategic residential developments. Martha specialises in promoting redevelopment projects that are politically sensitive and involve large and complex environmental impact assessments, compulsory purchase orders, highway orders, planning agreements and appeal court proceedings including judicial review.

Career

2016-present Howard Kennedy, Partner, Head of Planning

2015-2016 Irwin Mitchell, Partner, Head of Planning

2012-2015 Eversheds, Principal Associate

2010-2012 Herbert Smith, Senior Associate

2008-2010 Berwin Leighton Paisner, Associate

2007-2008 Linklaters, Associate

2004-2007 No5 Chambers, Tenant Barrister

2002-2003 Hailsham Chambers, Pupil Barrister

Languages

English; Greek

Member

Board Member, Women in Transport (2013-2017); Policy Council member, Town and Country Planning Association (2015–2017); Committee Member, Cambridge University Land Society (2015 - present); Associate, Newnham College, University of Cambridge (2010-present); Planning and Environmental Bar Association; National Infrastructure Planning Association; Compulsory Purchase Association

Education

2000-2001 University of Cambridge: LL.M.

1999-2000 Called to the Bar: Inner Temple

1996-1999 University of Bristol: LL.B. (Hons) Law.

1989-1996 Southgate School


London: Real estate

Planning

Within: Planning

Experienced in all planning aspects’, Howard Kennedy LLP’s ‘hardworking and competent’ team continued to be active on behalf of the firm’s strong developer client base, which includes BlackOnyx Group and Ballymore. ‘Technically excellent’ practice head Martha Grekos focuses on the promotion of urban regeneration projects, and is acting for longstanding client Almacantar on all aspects of its office-led redevelopment of 125 Shaftsbury Avenue; Grekos also continued to assist the same client with planning for the redevelopment of Marble Arch Tower. In other highlights the team is advising Galliard on its planning application for the redevelopment of Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium, and is acting for First Base on a 230-apartment scheme in Preston Park, Brighton, which is the client’s first development scheme outside London. Senior associate Laura Nation is the other name to note.

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