Experience and Background

Jamie is a specialist planning solicitor at Howes Percival, with a particular focus on securing legally robust and deliverable planning permissions for clients.

Described as a “rising star” in the Legal 500 (2022), Jamie’s experience includes advising on a number of significant, high profile and contentious residential development projects. Jamie also regularly advises on a wide range of commercial, energy and retail projects.

Jamie is regularly instructed by national and regional housebuilders, land promoters, investors, landowners and local planning authorities.

Jamie has a proven track record of negotiating complex planning agreements on some of the largest development projects in the region. Jamie also has substantial experience in judicial review matters and in providing specialist advice on Environmental Impact Assessment, permitted development rights, highways matters, rights of way, assets of community value and town and village greens.

Jamie’s experience also covers advising on a range of licensing law matters. Jamie has particular experience in advising clients on applications for new or varied premises licenses. Jamie’s combined expertise in both planning and licensing matters means he often provides valuable practical and strategic advice to developers, owners and operators of licensed premises.

  • 2023 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2021 - 2023: Howes Percival LLP, Director
  • 2019 - 2021: Howes Percival LLP, Senior Associate
  • 2015 - 2019: Howes Percival LLP, Associate
  • 2013 - 2015: Howes Percival LLP, Trainee Solicitor
  • 2012 - 2013: Legal Practice Course, University of Sheffield
  • 2012: Graduated from the University of Sheffield
     
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