Firm Profile > LB & Co Limited > Leeds, England

LB & Co Limited
LS21 1EY

Planning Tier 3

Boutique planning firm LB & Co Limited counts national clients on its roster and has substantial expertise acting for national housebuilders, developers, local councils, charities and infrastructure companies. 'First-rate planning lawyers' Carolyn Lord and Kate Butterfield are co-founders of the firm; Lord handles regional and national mandates and Butterfield is noted for her expertise in retail and housing projects.


LB & Co has excellent knowledge of planning law, strong experience and attention to detail coupled with a strong client and team ethic‘.

The team has unrivalled experience in planning matters and delivers pragmatic and focused advice. It doesn’t overly focus on the narrower points in a transaction‘.

Carolyn Lord and Kate Butterfield are first-rate planning lawyers with strong planning experience coupled with an understanding of how to make things happen. They take a thorough and careful approach to all applications and legal matters and have a strong track record of success‘.

Both Kate Butterfield and Carolyn Lord have been involved in a large number of significant projects in the region for many years and are well known to the key regional developers. Their insight and expertise is well renowned in the region – there are few scenarios they haven’t seen before and they are well connected‘.

Key clients

CEG (Commercial Estates Group)

Persimmon Homes Limited

GMI Properties Limited

Caddick Developments Limited

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council

Litton Properties

Ashgate Investments Limited

Hoyland Developments Limited

DB Cargo (UK) Limited

Myers Group