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Oliver has experience of advising clients on a variety of planning and infrastructure consenting regimes including the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Transport and Works Act 1992 and Planning Act 2008.

He also regularly advises clients objecting to major infrastructure schemes, often involving issues relating to compulsory purchase.

Oliver has advised clients in petitioning against the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill (now Act) and related compensation issues. He is currently advising a number of clients affected by the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill.

Career highlights

  • Advising a leading professional football club on a comprehensive agreement with HS2 Limited in relation to the club’s training facility, which is affected by the HS2 project
  • Advising the Environment Agency in respect of the £100million Boston Barrier project

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