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Sinead has a keen interest in infrastructure planning and has experience of working on over ten development consent orders (DCOs) under the Planning Act 2008 and transport and works act orders (TWAOs) under the Transport and Works Act 1992. In addition to working on the application and examination phases of major infrastructure projects, she has been involved in the implementation of powers, for example through the use of general vesting declaration.

Sinead also has experience of advising on public law issues, having advised regulatory and audit bodies and a leading membership organisation for parent teacher associations.

Career highlights

  • Various National Grid schemes including the following projects: North London Reinforcement; Hinkley Point C Connection; North West Coast Connections; and Visual Impact Provision
  • Various Highways England schemes including: A19 Testo’s Junction Improvement; A19 Downhill Lane Junction Improvement; M42 Junction 6 Improvement; and A63 Castle Street Improvement