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Laura  Nation

Laura Nation:

Senior Associate

Laura is a Senior Associate in the planning team. She specialises in all aspects of town and country planning and highways law, advising a broad range of clients across both contentious and non-contentious matters. Laura's practice covers a variety of planning issues, including drafting complex planning obligations, highways and development agreements, pursuing and defending High Court claims and advising in respect of compulsory purchase and environmental impact assessment.  

Recent work

  • advising a land promoter on a number of major proposed residential-led developments in the UK, cumulatively accounting for around 6,000 homes;
  • advising on the comprehensive regeneration of a gateway site in London (including pursuing a compulsory purchase order and defending various claims for judicial review);
  • quashing the grant of planning permission for a service station in the Green Belt in Kent, on behalf of a rival operator;
  • petitioning on behalf of a client against the High-Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill, including an appearance before Select Committee.