Liz is an experienced development and regeneration lawyer, with expertise in property, compulsory purchase and planning issues, spanning over 13 years in both local government and private practice. She has extensive experience of acting in connection with a range of infrastructure projects and also on general real estate, including acquisitions, disposals and landlord and tenant matters.

Through her work in local government, Liz has extensive knowledge of statutory powers, constitutional and governance procedures, as well as public procurement considerations. She has advised public bodies as well as landowners, developers and property investors on a wide range of developments, including high profile and complex collaborative schemes.

Career Highlights

  • Acting for National Grid in respect of acquiring land and rights in connection with its Hinkley Point C Grid Connection Development and Richborough Connection Project.
  • Acting for Highways England and Hull City Council on the property aspects of the Princes Quay bridge, in support of the upgrade of the A63 and in advance of Hull’s term as the European City of Culture.
  • Leading on various regeneration and housing estate renewal projects whilst working in local government, including providing strategic advice and governance support at all stages of the compulsory purchase process, negotiating agreements, buybacks and surrenders in parallel.

Memberships and professional bodies

  • Compulsory Purchase Association

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