Isabella is ranked as a leading junior at the Planning Bar in the Legal 500 for 2021, where she is described as “one of the best juniors for planning JRs at the Bar..with excellent drafting skills and superb in court”. In Chambers and Partners 2020 she is described as “Really impressive, amazingly hard-working and destined for great things.”  

She is currently ranked fourth in the Planning Magazine survey of junior planning barristers and since 2013 she has been consistently ranked among the top twenty planning juniors in the country. She is also recognised as one of the top ten ‘sector leading’ barristers in the field of infrastructure.

Isabella advises widely on all aspects of planning and infrastructure law and has particular expertise in housing, regeneration and nationally significant infrastructure projects. She has a very busy inquiry and DCO practice, both promoting and resisting all forms of development and regularly appears in the High Court acting for Claimants and Defendants.