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About Alex

Alex is a solicitor in the Planning team.  Previously he trained at the firm and qualified in 2016.


Recent experience

  • Assisting with an appeal against refusal of permission for the redevelopment of a former golf course to provide more than 550 new homes, a new sports hub and significant employment space
  • Assisting with an appeal against refusal of a major new development in West Berkshire that would provide more than 500 new homes and a new school
  • Advising a housebuilder client on the implications of a proposed CPO for a major development site falling within the boundaries of a Garden Village
  • Advising on the CPO arrangements for a major outer London regeneration scheme for a housing association client
  • Advising a developer on progression of a Development Consent Order affecting a major and strategically important East London housing site and successfully mitigating the impact on rapid and effective delivery of the site
  • Negotiation of a complex multi-party s106 agreement for nearly 1,000 new homes in South West London
  • Advising on the structuring of a novel private rented sector tenure for a major London RP
  • Advising on the CIL implications of further applications in the context of development undertaken pursuant to office to residential permitted development rights
  • Assisting with a judicial review relating to the application of CIL transitional provision
  • Auditing a number of planning applications relating to the former Tesco residential development portfolio
  • Advising on numerous enforcement matters, including POCA proceedings relating to enforcement
  • Assisting with providing strategic advice to unlock major delivery of a major housing site in the boundary of a Development Consent Order
  • Negotiation and preparation of bespoke Private Rented Sector/Build to Rent and Shared Living s106 agreements

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2019 to present: Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2016 to 2019: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

2014 to 2016: Trainee Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France