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Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Planning and environment.


Partner specialising in planning and environment, compulsory purchase orders and compensation, highways and local government matters and advising on all aspects of town and country planning matters and compulsory purchase orders. She has conducted planning appeals, inquiries and enforcement appeals and regularly negotiates s106 planning agreements. She can also advise on regulatory matters, including issues affecting contaminated land and is an expert on environmental warranties and indemnities on corporate transactions. Jay acts for both public and private sector clients on small, medium and large-scale development proposals.

Recent experience includes advising in relation to planning/legal matters and completing section 106 agreements associated with acquisition of sites for various Care Homes to assist with the due diligence process. Advising on planning conditions in relation to acquisition of new BioMed facility in SiliconFen. Advising our housebuilder and developer clients on Community Infrastructure Levy enquiries to ascertain liabilities and exemptions. Advising housebuilders in relation to Starter Homes.


Jay qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and joined Wedlake Bell as a partner in 2010. She previously worked as an in-house solicitor at both Exeter City Council and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council. Jay completed the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University. She has a law degree from Anglia Ruskin University and then went on to King’s College, University of London to complete her Masters in law.