Mhairi provides strategic planning advice to businesses and individuals looking to secure planning permission, and acts in appeals against refusal of a consent. She also provides advice in relation to planning conditions. She recognises the importance of providing cost-effective and timeous advice; and works with clients to meet their deadlines.
She also provides advice on a wide range of property litigation matters, including applications to the Lands Tribunal and interpretation of title conditions.
Real Estate Expertise
Mhairi's experience in providing advice includes acting in the planning aspects of the purchase and sale of commercial properties. She ensures that the advice that she provides is presented in a clear, practical format in order to assist clients with achieving their desired outcomes as cost-effectively as possible.
Her practice includes providing commercial advice in relation to the use of S75 and S69 Agreements, the variation or discharge of planning agreements and the variation of planning conditions. She also provides advice in relation to the law associated with Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas; and permitted development legislation.
Public Sector Expertise
Mhairi's practice has a particular focus on the public sector and she has a wide range of experience acting for local authorities, government clients, and a variety of public sector bodies in high profile cases and large-scale developments. She has expertise in representing the public sector in a variety of matters, including planning agreements, strategic planning advice and public local inquiries relating to compulsory purchase orders.
Individuals & Families Expertise
Mhairi assists clients with preparing planning objections to local developments, and advising on the likelihood of success of such objections.
She also advises on a wide range of disputes, including boundary and neighbour disputes.