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Mark Challis

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Mark has over 20 years’ experience in planning law, gained from working in both local government and private practice. He has advised upon numerous developments, ranging from large commercial and major infrastructure projects to a very wide variety of smaller matters.

As well as advising upon all aspects of planning law, he advises on compulsory purchase issues, highways law and procedure and environmental law.

Mark regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on current issues in these areas of expertise.

Recommended in the Ninth Edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for Parliamentary Law in London.

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Career highlights

  • Advising a wide variety of petitioners on the Crossrail Bill and more recently the HS2 Bill
  • Advising English Heritage (now Historic England) on a number of high profile planning cases, including tall building proposals in central London and national policy guidance on enabling development
  • Advising numerous developers on commercial, residential, retail and other developments in central London and elsewhere
  • Advising on estate regeneration schemes, including by use of compulsory purchase powers
  • Advising Transport for London on various major infrastructure schemes in the capital

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Southampton SO15 2BE

 

Reading
The Anchorage, 34 Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton
Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square
Southampton SO15 2BE

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