Amanda Beresford > Schofield Sweeney > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Schofield Sweeney



Amanda is head of planning. A qualified planner, as well as a solicitor, her specialisms include all aspects of planning appeals, judicial reviews, planning agreements, listed building consent, environmental assessment, planning enforcement and also highways and compulsory purchase and for all types of development including – housing, waste, transport, and commercial.


Amanda ranks highly in The Legal 500 and was named as one of the top 20 planning solicitors in the UK by the Planning Law Survey.

Amanda has been included in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for planning law.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Planning

(Leading individuals)

Amanda Beresford – Schofield Sweeney

Schofield Sweeney provides strategic planning advice on large residential-led, mixed-use developments, and counts enforcement appeals, S106 planning agreements and compulsory purchase mandates in its workload. ‘Highly professional, yet personable’ practice leader Amanda Beresford is a qualified planner and is noted for her expertise in residential developments and regeneration schemes, as well as in energy and infrastructure projects. A recent work highlight includes assisting national bakery chain, Greggs, in objecting to a residential planning application proposed adjacent to its food manufacturing plant in the North East.