David is an experienced planning lawyer with particular expertise in residential, mixed-use, office and leisure projects in London and the South East. He advises on a strategic and detailed basis on all types of planning applications and appeals; the negotiation of planning and highways agreements; managing court challenges; and advising on blight and compulsory purchase issues.
David has a proven track record in obtaining valuable planning permissions, securing costs awards, advising on environmental statements, and resisting village green applications.
Noted as a key figure in Planning law by the Legal 500 2016
David is recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2015
|2014||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2011-2014||Geoffrey Searle Planning Solicitors | Partner|
|2006-2011||Geoffrey Searle Planning Solicitors | Associate Solicitor|
|2006||Qualified as a Solicitor|