After spending a number of year in local government, Rosalyn joined Thrings in 2014. As a Partner in our Planning and Environment team and Head of our Development of Land team, she advises on a wide range of development schemes, acting for housebuilders, housing associations, developers, promoters and landowners.
Rosalyn is ranked as a leader in Planning in the South West by Chambers and Partners and recommended by Legal 500. Her dedicated professionalism makes her a key asset to the Development of Land and Agriculture teams.
Alongside her role at Thrings, Rosalyn was the 2019/2020 chairman of the Women in Property South West committee and remains an active committee member for Women in Property South West and Women in Social Housing South West. She was also included in the Insider Property Power list 2019 as one of the top 50 most influential people in the SW.
Development of Land
As Head of the Development of Land team, Rosalyn's expertise lies in the negotiation of infrastructure agreements including section 106 agreements, highway and drainage agreements. She also provides specialist advice on planning strategy for development schemes, interpretation of planning policies and the Community Infrastructure Levy.
Rosalyn advises clients on schemes of all sizes, including residential, mixed-use and commercial developments, taking clients through planning and environmental due diligence at the acquisition stage, drafting of planning and environmental clauses within transactions through to negotiation of planning obligations and conditions. Rosalyn is also experienced in High Court challenges, compulsory purchase, planning appeals, certificate of lawfulness applications and resolution of planning enforcement matters.
Working closely with the Agriculture team, Rosalyn brings her expertise of planning policies to advise landowners and farmers on diversification and development projects, including strategic land.
Rosalyn's relevant experience includes: