Lisa is an experienced planning lawyer. She regularly advises clients on Section 106 Agreements, Highways Agreements, planning applications, statutory appeals, and judicial reviews. Lisa has worked on a wide variety of development schemes and frequently provides planning support to the corporate and commercial departments on transactional work. Lisa also has experience advising on nationally significant infrastructure projects, including advising EDF on its nuclear power stations in the UK and the New Zealand Transport Agency on a number of major highway developments.
Prior to moving to London Lisa worked in New Zealand advising a wide range of corporate, private and government clients on planning, environmental and resource management issues. Lisa also has litigation experience and has appeared as junior counsel in the High Court, Environment Court (New Zealand's specialist planning law appellate court) and Māori Land Court, as well as before Boards of Inquiry, Independent Hearing Panels and Council Committees.
Lisa's experience includes:
- advising AQUIND Limited on its proposals to construct a £1.1bn interconnector between the UK and France
- providing planning advice in relation to the redevelopment proposals for Silvertown Quays and Thameside West
- advising EDF on its plans to construct a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK, including the application for a development consent order for Sizewell Point C
- advising London Luton Airport Operations on planning matters relating to Luton Airport
- advising Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on the development of an energy from waste plant
- providing planning and environmental advice to various other clients, including in respect of residential and mixed-use developments, energy from waste plants, offshore windfarms and the acquisition of large logistics and light industrial portfolio