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BDB Pitmans

47 CASTLE STREET, READING, BERKSHIRE, RG1 7SR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work +44 345 222 9222
Fax:
Fax +44 118 958 5097
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www.pitmans.com

Christina Daniels

Tel:
Work 0118 957 0322
Email:
BDB Pitmans

Work Department

Planning and environment.

Position

Christina is the Head of the Planning department. She specialises in residential and
mixed-use planning, advising on strategic planning matters, submission of planning
applications, planning appeals, planning enforcement, affordable housing and viability
issues, judicial review applications, village green applications and assets of
community value together with the drafting and negotiation of S106 agreements and
highway and infrastructure agreements.

Career

Trained Herbert Mallam Gowers, Oxford; qualified 1998; assistant solicitor Lemon & Co, Swindon; senior solicitor Oxfordshire County Council; associate DAC Beachcroft, London; Partner Pitmans LLP, Reading.

Member

Law Society.

Education

University of East Anglia (LLB); College of Law, York.


South East: Real estate

Planning

Within: Planning

Clients of Pitmans LLP's planning team are quick to praise it as 'excellent on all fronts'. The practice has an extensive track record handling s106 agreements, providing strategic planning advice on major sites, and acting in judicial review proceedings. Recent work includes acting for Highwood Land on the renegotiation of a s106 agreement for a 700-unit development including affordable housing, local retail, a primary school, community facilities, and a care home, among other facilities; and advising for Redrow Homes on a definitive map modification order application to downgrade the status of an ancient highway to prohibit vehicular use, which if successful would result in serious issues surrounding access for the client when building out the development. Christina Daniels heads the team and is praised for her 'clear communication and knowledge of planning matters'. Daniels is assisted by senior associate Lorna Bowry, who has more than 20 years' experience in regeneration work.

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