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DLA Piper UK LLP

VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE, VICTORIA SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B2 4DL, ENGLAND
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Work 02073 490 296
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Fax 0121 262 5794
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13022 BIRMINGHAM-1
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Trevor Ivory

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Work +44 121 262 5821
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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Trevor Ivory practices in the area of real estate planning, with particular focus on delivering large-scale strategic development projects, planning appeals and judicial review. His clients include some of the largest developers in the UK as well as major landowners and public sector bodies.

Trevor’s focus is always on delivering on his clients’ objectives. He uses his experience to cut through delay and bureaucracy, delivering legally robust and commercially viable planning permissions quickly and efficiently.

Trevor is an effective advocate and has secured planning permissions on appeal for many of his clients. He also advises on the law of compulsory purchase, highways and town and village greens.


London: Real estate

Planning

Within: Planning

DLA Piper UK LLP’s planning offering is headed by Birmingham-based Trevor Ivory, who handles strategic development projects, planning appeals, and judicial review applications for the firm’s commercial clients. Cited expertise includes urban and city centre redevelopment projects, commercial office developments, mixed-use properties, and lifestyle centre developments. CPO applications and environmental impact assessments are also handled by the team.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Planning

Within: Leading individuals

Trevor Ivory - DLA Piper UK LLP

Within: Planning

DLA Piper UK LLP is well established at the top of the market for planning advice in the West Midlands, providing 'innovative solutions' on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including regeneration projects, residential and commercial developments, compulsory purchase compensation and contentious planning permissions. The impressive client base includes major developers, prominent clients in the public sector and investors. Practice head Trevor Ivory advises on a broad scope of matters, while Howard Bassford is recognised for his high-profile work in infrastructure planning, a key area of expertise for the practice; both split their time between Birmingham and London. Amy Truman, who was recently promoted to director, focuses on the residential sector.

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