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.