Colette McCormack > Winckworth Sherwood LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Winckworth Sherwood LLP
4TH FLOOR, QUAY WEST AT MEDIACITY UK
TRAFFORD WHARF ROAD, TRAFFORD PARK
MANCHESTER
M17 1HH
England

Work Department

Planning

Position

Partner: Colette specialises in all areas of planning and environmental law including compulsory purchase, judicial review, heritage issues, town and village greens and environmental impact assessment. She has extensive experience in planning and development with particular expertise on complex mixed use developments including tall buildings. She also has been involved in preparing and running major planning inquiry appeals. Colette has particular expertise in drafting and advising on complex Section 106 agreements and other statutory planning and highway agreements (including s278 and 38 agreements) and is currently advising clients on the effects of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations. Colette’s planning practice is diverse and she advises house builders, social housing providers, commercial developers, local government and energy providers.

Career

Qualified 1998; planning partner Winckworth Sherwood 2011-date.

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales.

Education

Northumbria University.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Real estate > Planning and environment

(Leading individuals)

Colette McCormackWinckworth Sherwood LLP

The team at Winckworth Sherwood LLP is experienced in contentious and non-contentious planning mandates and is active across compulsory purchase, environmental town and village greens, assets of community value and highway issues. The team is engaged by developer clients on residential schemes and is instructed by a raft of local authority clients on regeneration projects. Team head Colette McCormack is ‘excellent‘ on planning and environmental instructions, and is ably supported by senior associate Joanne Hannah.