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Advises developers, landowners, institutions and local authorities (and other public sector bodies) in relation to all aspects of planning and infrastructure related matters, including compulsory acquisition and land assembly. Stephen also regularly acts as an advocate at planning inquiries and is a regular speaker at client and other seminars. He advises client such as Sainsburys, Axa Sun Life, Legal & General and is currently advising on major projects for Stevenage and Hart district councils.
Trained Last Suddards; qualified 1984; assistant solicitor Basingstoke & Dean Borough Council 1984-86; senior assistant solicitor South Bucks District Council 1986-89 (chief assistant solicitor 1988); assistant Both & Co 1989-93, associate 1993-95, partner 1995-2001; partner Lawrence Graham LLP 2001; regular contributor to planning journals and client publications; visiting lecturer Leeds Metropolitan University.
Legal Associate Royal Town Planning Institute; Law Society Planning Panel.
University of Hull (LLB (Hons)).
Enjoys walking and tennis.
Environment; Planning; Public sector