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Alyce Elder Alyce Elder

Alyce Elder

Senior Associate

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Alyce specialises in the delivery of major public and private sector infrastructure projects.

She provides legal advice regarding front end land assembly, particularly with respect to the preparation of books of reference for development consent orders, transport and works act orders, as well as schedules of interests for compulsory purchase orders. This involves working closely with clients to programme and implement compulsory purchase powers.

Alyce assists clients to obtain access to land for survey and investigation as well as temporary possession by use of order powers or by way of voluntary agreement. She also helps clients to acquire land or permanent rights in land by consensual transfer or compulsorily acquisition via the general vesting declaration (GVD) and notice to treat processes.

Alyce’s expertise also includes administrative law, public law, statutory interpretation and regulatory issues arising in the government infrastructure context.

Career highlights

  • Advising National Grid Electricity Transmission PLC on the implementation of the Hinkley Point C Connection Development Consent Order
  • Advising the Environment Agency on the implementation of the Transport and Works Act Order to construct the £100 million Boston Barrier
  • Advising Transport for Greater Manchester on the implementation of the Trafford Park Extension Project
  • Advising Transport for London on implementation of its major infrastructure projects including the Barking Riverside Extension Project

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