Chris May > Howes Percival LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
LE19 1DX

Work Department

Commercial Property


Chris advises on all aspects of town planning and development law. He has extensive experience in the coordination of development proposals, including student accommodation, motorway service areas and residential development at regeneration sites and greenfield sites, and in the preparation and negotiation of Planning Obligations. Chris also regularly advises on CPO, CIL, enforcement and EIA development. He is a legal associate of the RTPI.

Chris has acted for national housebuilders, leading regional developers, landowners, local authorities and interested parties. As a partner in the Leicester Office, he seeks to build on the strong commercial property base to provide an excellent planning service.


2016 Howes Percival LLP, Partner

2006 – 2016 Shakespeare Martineau (2013 – 2014 as Marrons Shakespeares; 2006 – 2013 as Marrons)


2003 – 2004 College of Law, Birmingham

2003 Graduated from University of Leicester 

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Planning and environment

The planning team at Howes Percival LLP works for a client list containing volume national house builders and land promoters, as well as large corporate commercial entities. The team has worked on a number of high profile court cases related to judicial review and statutory challenges. Practice head Paul Hunt is experienced in High Court proceedings and appeals for housing developments. Chris May is skilled in the co-ordination of development proposals.