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quotes Efficient and diligent with strong attention to detail. They offer considered commercial client-focused advice. Legal 500, 2020

Alice Whittaker and Rachel Minch lead the ‘Tier 1’ planning practice at Philip Lee. They draw in clients because of their unique combination of expertise in this area, acting for both project developers and the regulatory authorities, and their extensive advisory and litigation experience.

Although clients rely on our technical skills, we are always aware of the bigger picture of protecting and promoting your interests.

Key areas where clients seek our planning advice

  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Representation at oral hearings
  • Strategic infrastructure
  • Judicial review
  • Planning enforcement – injunctions and prosecutions
  • Section 5 referrals and exempted development
  • Land-use plans and forward planning
  • Foreshore licenses

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Alice Whittaker

Rachel Minch SC

Leonora Mullett