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

Roythornes Solicitors
14 Park Row

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 provides ‘strong, well-reasoned advice‘ advice on all aspects of planning to developers, landowners and local authorities and further advises developers and landowners on the impacts of the Environment Act 2021, with particular expertise in the issue of biodiversity net gain. The team also covers contentious planning litigation and is adept at advising on more niche issues, such as Listed Building Consent and general heritage matters. ‘Extremely knowledgeableShruti Trivedi heads the practice, has extensive experience in complex planning, highway and infrastructure agreements and ‘has a superb client manner that instils confidence‘.