• Planning & Environmental Law in Rural Business

    The law and government policy relating to town and country planning are continuously evolving and you will need specialist advice to help you navigate around the system. Our dedicated team of planning and environmental specialists have built up expertise through advising our extensive agricultural client base over many years. We will work with you to understand your needs and help you achieve your objectives.

    How we can help

    We can help you with planning applications including S.106 agreements and unilateral undertakings as well as appeals against refusal of planning permission, planning enforcement and compulsory purchase orders.

    We can advise you on permitted development rights, especially in relation to the conversion of agricultural buildings as well as:

    • agricultural occupancy conditions
    • listed buildings
    • judicial review
    • footpaths and rights of way.

    We have considerable experience in taking claims to the Lands Tribunal.

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Meet the Team:

  • The team are always professional and efficient. I never hesitate in referring clients to them and feedback that follows is always complimentary.

  • They have a very friendly and personal style. They are always professional, helpful and available.

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  • As a fellow professional they are always incredibly generous with their time in providing assistance and advice, even when it does not concern a mutual client. This regularly extends to outside of the usual hours of business.

  • The Brachers team are long established. They have a clear understanding of the sector and tailor advice accordingly. They do so clearly and without jargon, so the clients understand – that is a massive strength compared to other lawyers. They are very strong technically.

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