Ms Shruti Trivedi > Roythornes Solicitors > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Roythornes Solicitors

Work Department

Planning, Property development.




Shruti specialises in all aspects of planning and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating complex planning, highway and infrastructure agreements. She also has considerable experience in contentious planning and environmental judicial review matters and legal challenges, including Court of Appeal and Supreme Court litigation.

In addition, she regularly advises on planning appeals and strategic housing schemes across the country, as well as on energy projects. She has particular expertise in housing schemes having advised the majority of national house builders and others on a variety of planning matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Shruti’s client base is varied and includes a mix of developers, landowners, investors and local authorities. She helps them to achieve the best outcome for the delivery of projects at a strategic level.

Major projects have included:

  • a major call-in inquiry for a Marks & Spencer flagship store at Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, which was granted consent despite substantial National Policy constraints;
  • a major solar scheme enquiry in South Wales for 3C Energy which was also granted consent against a challenging policy and local political backdrop;
  • the extension of Birmingham International Airport, which required a complex CPO and other associated orders;
  • complex and on-going town centre regeneration schemes involving detailed CPOs and highway orders in Newport, Wakefield, Crewe and Hinckley;
  • complex High Court and Court of Appeal judicial review litigation for a major house builder in challenging both a Neighbourhood Development Plan and a significant road scheme.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Planning and environment

(Next Generation Partners)

Shruti TrivediRoythornes Solicitors

Roythornes Solicitors‘s ‘extremely efficient and successful’ team advises developers, landowners and local authorities on all aspects of various planning and development transactions and disputes, including environmental projects. The firm has particularly strong expertise negotiating Section 106 and highways agreements. Shruti Trivedi specialises in contentious planning and environmental judicial reviews and legal challenges. Trivedi also regularly drafts and negotiates planning, highway and infrastructure agreements, and boasts particular expertise in residential projects. Associate Charlotte Lockwood advises clients on contentious and non-contentious planning and development matters.