Richard Guyatt > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
3 TEMPLE QUAY
TEMPLE BACK EAST
BRISTOL
BS1 6DZ
England

Work Department

Real estate: planning and infrastructure.

Position

Richard is a partner in the planning and infrastructure team. His expertise includes town and country planning, judicial reviews and statutory challenges, compulsory purchase, highways, and the consenting of major infrastructure projects. Richard has advised on successful development consent order (DCO) applications for rail, biomass and offshore wind projects and is currently advising a consortium of local authorities on their DCO scheme for restoring passenger services to a local railway and several major road schemes.

Career

Qualified 1996. Formerly with Ashurst Morris Crisp and CMS Cameron McKenna. Joined Bond Pearce in 2003; partner, Bond Pearce 2005; partner, Bond Dickinson 2013 on merger; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Memberships

Compulsory Purchase Association (former Chair); National Infrastructure Planning Association.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Public sector > Local government

Public bodies seek out Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP for its experience in regulatory work, litigation and procurement. The local authority, leisure, as well as the energy sector are further strengths of the Bristol-based team, led by Newcastle partner Iain Greenshields. Infrastructure projects are handled by Jonathan Bower and Charles Robson, while Victoria Redman is well versed in advising on planning and environment matters. Compulsory purchase orders (CPOs), highways, and town and country planning form part of Richard Guyatt‘s portfolio.