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Weightmans LLP

PALL MALL COURT, 61-67 KING STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 4PD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 233 7330
Fax:
Fax 0161 233 7331
DX:
18564 MANCHESTER 7
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com
Weightmans LLP, Lee Gordon, Manchester M2, ENGLAND

Lee Gordon

Tel:
Work 0161 214 0656
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Real estate (planning).

Position

Lee joined the firm in May 2014 from DLA Piper as partner and national head of planning. Lee is a specialist planning solicitor and has considerable experience of all aspects of planning and related law advising across a range of sectors. Lee regularly advises in relation to complex planning agreements, planning appeals, judicial review challenges, environmental impact assessment issues, listed buildings, village green issues, highways and compulsory purchase law. Lee has advised on some of the most high-value and complex projects in the country, including on the first major infrastructure project to be successfully promoted under the Planning Act 2008 and various other DCO applications, representing both promoters and statutory consultees. Lee has particular expertise in relation to village green litigation and recently had conduct of a successful appeal to the Supreme Court on behalf of a developer client in the widely reported Paddico/Betterment village green litigation.

Career

Trained DLA Piper 2003-05; qualified 2005; solicitor (planning) DLA Piper 2005-09; senior associate (planning) DLA Piper 2010-14; partner, national head of planning Weightmans May 2014 to date.

Education

University of Leeds (1999-2002 LLB (Hons) 2(1)); York College of Law (2002-03 LPC – Distinction).

Leisure

Cricket, rugby, cycling, golf. Member of the MCC.

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