Since qualifying Lauren has focused on major development authorisation under the Planning Act 2008 and Transport and Works Act 1992.

Lauren also assists with a variety of public law issues and has experience of a number of planning matters.

Career Highlights

  • Advising Bristol City Council and the Somerset Council on their successful Ashton Vale to Temple Meads and Bristol City Centre Transport and Works Act Order application.
  • Advising Transport for Greater Manchester on its successful Second City Crossing and Trafford Park Transport and Works Act Order applications.
  • Advising National Grid in connection with a number of applications for Development Consent Orders for new overhead electricity lines.
  • Advising on a number of Development Consent Order applications for new roads including, the Morpeth Northern Bypass,  A160 Immingham Highway Improvements and Testos Junction.
  • Advising Able UK Ltd on their Development Consent Order application for a new quay and biomass plant near Killingholme on the south bank of the Humber.
  • Advising the Environment Agency in respect of its promotion of a Transport and Works Act Order in Boston.
  • Advising a number of petitioners against the HS2 proposals.

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