For much of William Orbinson QC’s early career in planning, an enforcement case was a curious oddity, with the Department of the Environment only occasionally enforcing against unauthorised development. For the past fifteen years, however, the planning authorities have engaged in more widespread enforcement, and it has become a substantial element in his practice

  • Appraisal
  • Advice
  • Policy compliance
  • Planning Contravention Notices
  • Breach of Condition Notices
  • Deemed Planning Applications
  • Appeals against Enforcement Notices
  • Temporary Stop Notices and Stop Notices
  • Resisting Injunctions
  • Appeals against Listed Building Enforcement Notices
  • Certificates of Lawful Use or Development
  • Tree Preservation Orders
  • Enforcement of Advertisement Control
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Habitats Directive assessment
  • Judicial Review
  • Defending Prosecutions
  • Compensation