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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

TWO COLTON SQUARE, LEICESTER, LE1 1QH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 254 5454
Fax:
Fax 0116 255 4559
DX:
17014 LEICESTER-2
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Richard Thurling

Tel:
Work 0116 281 6911
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Planning

Position

Associate Planning

Career

Richard specialises in planning law, advising both private and public sector clients. He provides advice on all areas of planning including major development, planning agreements, appeals, enforcement, local government procedure and judicial review.

He also has an avid interest in the energy sector.

Richard’s approachable style is delivered with sound intelligent solutions to complex or novel matters. Clients praise his pragmatic attitude to everyday enquiries.

Member

Richard is a member of the National Infrastructure Planning Association, having been involved in three Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects.


East Midlands: Real estate

Planning

Within: Planning

Shakespeare Martineau LLP’s ‘excellent’ team is ‘renowned and very well-respected’ for its ‘extensive knowledge’ and ‘strength in depth’. The house-building sector generates a significant portion of the group’s caseload, but the team also excels in advising clients from the education, energy and healthcare sectors. The practice is led by ‘top planning solicitorSimon Stanion, who splits his time between Birmingham and Leicester and whose ‘excellent tactical judgment and great client manner’ makes him ‘wonderful to work with’. Other key figures include the ‘knowledgeable, thorough and approachableAbigail Walters, associate partner Richard Thurling and John Edmond, ‘a giant of the Midlands planning scene’ who ‘possesses tactical wisdom that others could only dream of’. ‘Efficient’ associate partner Paul Wakefield recently led advice to Barratt David Wilson Homes on the development of a sustainable urban extension in Cambridge, the Darwin Green. Avant Homes joined North West Leicestershire District Council and Cadent Gas on the client roster.

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