Mr Kamran Hyder > Ward Hadaway LLP > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

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Kamran specialises in all areas of planning highways and compulsory purchase law covering both contentious and non-contentious matters.

He is particularly experienced at balancing the interests of the private and public sectors, whether that is in relation to the provision of new housing, major infrastructure, regeneration projects or mixed use schemes.

Kamran particularly acts for house builders from both the public and private sectors and advises on a number of major housing schemes from the perspectives of developers, landowners and local authorities.

He provides strategic planning advice to national house builders on the delivery and integration of affordable housing and has presented seminars on the topic to Registered Providers and the Association of Chief Legal Officers.

Kamran has also advised the promoters of large scale infrastructure projects such as the New Tyne Crossing and the Intersite Bridge that spans the Central Motorway in Newcastle and led on the planning advice that secured the delivery of the flagship Newcastle Science Central.

Kamran was also the key legal adviser on planning and highway matters in relation to the delivery (nationwide) of the Government’s school building programme. His advice spanned projects for redevelopment, new build and refurbishment and extended to advice on government policy guidance and design standards

Kamran is regularly called on by professional bodies such as the RTPI and RICS to present seminars on planning law.

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North > Real estate > Planning and environment

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Kamran Hyder  – Ward Hadaway LLP

With expertise across the North East as well as the ability to leverage the firm’s national network of offices, Ward Hadaway LLP‘s team of planning lawyers, chartered town planners and planning technicians handles planning applications, appeals and enforcement issues alongside development plans, village green matters and contentious planning mandates. The group is particularly active in the residential sector, regularly acting for national housebuilders and social housing registered providers. Highway matter experts Robin Atkin and Kamran Hyder jointly lead the practice, which also fields Nick Gholkar, who excels in section 106 agreements.

North > Real estate > Social housing

With ‘excellent knowledge of the sector and the unique issues faced in social housing’, Ward Hadaway LLP’s full-service social housing team acts for registered providers on all stages of projects from planning issues and developments to regulatory work and housing litigation. Julia Thomson heads up the group and is notably adept at handling site acquisitions and security work, Kamran Hyder handles planning mandates, and John Murray recently moved from the firm’s Leeds office to establish a housing management team in the North East. The group also draws on the firm’s national network of offices for additional expertise.