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About Lindsay

Lindsay is a specialist planning and regeneration lawyer, focusing on strategic planning advice, environmental impact assessments, the full range of planning agreements, appeals and litigation.  Over the past 12 months, Lindsay has handled a wide range of major planning mandates in London, including lead role representation of all of Barratt London, Cannon Wharf, Enderby Wharf and Nine Elms.

Lindsay advises commercial developers, house builders, local government, Government and regulatory bodies and registered providers within the housing, energy, healthcare, sport, transport, education and retail sectors.

Recent Experience

  • Advising on the major joint development project with Sainsbury’s for the redevelopment of its site on Wandsworth Road, adjacent to the new Nine Elms tube station. Advice has included complex legal, commercial and strategic counsel relating to CIL tax a result of scheme changes; advice on highways issues including highways land exchange proposals; S106 legal agreement; and S278 legal agreements
  • Advising Barratt London on all aspects of Meridian Water, the largest regeneration project in the Barratt Homes portfolio, including the unusual s106 arrangements for this site and how the planning obligations will be secured and all future phases
  • Advising Barratt London in partnership with SEGRO on all aspects of the redevelopment of the former Nestle site in Hayes, providing strategic and legal counsel on the implications of this brand-new planning designation on the application and local policy framework.  In addition, advice on EIA, s106, complex CIL implications, school provision and other strategic planning issues

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Academician of the Academy of Urbanism

Career Experience

2014 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

2011 to 2014: Senior Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2009 to 2011: Senior Associate, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

2004 to 2009: Associate, Bevan Brittan LLP

2001 to 2004: Masons

Lindsay ‘goes the extra mile to understand the client’s main drivers.’

Legal 500, 2017