Melissa has extensive planning experience acting for a wide range of clients. She advises on all aspects of residential planning and judicial review matters, and can assist with highways matters and Development Consent Order applications.
Melissa acts for many of the UK’s leading housebuilders on residential development matters and is experienced in negotiating section 106 agreements and highway agreements. She also carries out residential and commercial planning due diligence for site acquisitions and refinancing.
- Acting for many leading housebuilders on large scale section 106 agreements including a regeneration project of 11 sites in the North and a mixed used development which included 850 dwellings in the Midlands.
- Carrying out complex due diligence on residential sites including advising on the mechanics of complex section 106 agreements for acquisitions of parcels on sites comprising over 6,000 dwellings.
- Carrying out due diligence on commercial schemes including acquisition and refinance of a mixed use arts complex, acquisitions of property portfolios relating to HMO use and the acquisition of large industrial sites.
- Successfully obtaining certificates of lawfulness for commercial clients.