Sam advises on the consenting of major infrastructure projects, particularly railways, including the promotion of Transport and Works Act Orders, Development Consent Orders and Hybrid Bills and has experience of drafting and reviewing TWAO application documents. She also has recent experience of assisting counsel and managing client interests at an extensive public inquiry, including the drafting of agreements with objectors.
Sam acts for statutory undertakers and recently acted for an interested party to a DCO application, working to meet the strict statutory deadlines of the DCO process while also assisting in negotiations taking place outside of the examination hearings, including the drafting of statements of common ground.
Sam also has experience of advising on the powers of harbour authorities and the drafting of Harbour Revision Orders to amend these.
University: Jurisprudence at Oxford (Lady Margaret Hall)
Law College: LPC at BPP, Holborn
2016 to 2018: Trainee Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood
2018 to present: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood