Anita Rivera > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Planning & Environment


Anita is a Partner and Head of Planning in the Real Estate department. The Planning team advises leading commercial and residential property developers, property companies, investment funds and high net worth individuals on a broad range of planning matters.

Anita advises clients on strategic planning approaches to maximise value, create flexibility and minimise risk and development costs. She finds solutions to complex planning issues and regularly advises on planning appeals and challenges, planning, highway and development agreements, community infrastructure levy, assets of community value, planning policy, environmental impact assessments, listed buildings, planning enforcement, town and village greens, CPOs, certificates of lawfulness and other public law matters.


Trainee, Dentons; Senior Associate, Dentons; Senior Associate, Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer; Senior Associate, RPC LLP; Partner and Head of Planning, DAC Beachcroft LLP; Partner and Head of Planning, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Planning

(Leading individuals)

Anita RiveraMishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s planning practice provides a ‘fantastic service’ to clients on matters relating to strategic land and complex developments, particularly large-scale build to rent schemes and mixed-use brownfield sites. Practice head Anita Rivera leads the team with ‘determination, charm and creativity’ when advising leading commercial and residential property developers. Daniel Farrand‘s specialism is in enforcement work, listed buildings and the expanding markets of student housing and the private rented sector. ‘Hardworking and really dependable’ associate Roisin Hogan has deep knowledge and understanding of planning and environmental law, and local government powers and procedures. Managing associate Tom Barton ‘is a real star and an absolute pleasure to deal with’.