Fred is a Senior Associate within Thrings' Planning team, with a practice that closely links with the firms Development of Land and Agriculture teams. He has a wealth of specialist knowledge in both areas, allowing him to offer clients advice on a wide range of subjects including legislative compliance, environmental law, compulsory purchase, Heritage and planning matters.
Fred has built a strong reputation for his ability to effectively liaise between clients, landowners, technical professionals, and Local Authority Officers. He helps a varied base of clients with everything from enabling strategic land development to advising on all aspects of planning and environmental law.
Development of Land
In his work with the Development of Land team, Fred advises on both contentious and non-contentious planning matters relating to residential, mixed use and commercial development schemes. Fred provides strategic advice and guidance on navigating the planning system. He regularly advises clients on negotiation of Section 106 Agreements, Highways and Utilities Agreements, the Community Infrastructure Levy and planning due diligence in property transactions.
Alongside the Agriculture team, Fred works on both contentious and non-contentious agricultural planning matters. He handles cases across the Agriculture sector, including those regarding diversification, enabling development, making sure clients remain complaint with local and national policy, legislation and all aspects of planning and environmental law.