GENERAL ADVICE ON PLANNING MATTERS
of the Practice’s case load is in relation to specific schemes,
where a close working relationship is established with clients.
Ancillary matters often arise which require urgent advice,
during perhaps the discharge of conditions stage or
implementation, or in seeking amendments and understanding the
implications of these changes.
established clients, Red Kite can provide supplementary advice
on these consequential issues rapidly, or where necessary
recommend sources of advice on more complex issues. Where
appropriate, Counsel’s Opinion can be sought on behalf of
DIRECT ACCESS TO BARRISTERS
Planners are able to have direct access to Barristers, without
needing an intermediary legal representative.
Development Consultancy can identify a relevant legal expert on
planning matters, provide a formal Brief with supporting
documentation and set out the necessary questions, and develop
the brief in discussion with Counsel to enable an Opinion to be
produced which meets client needs.
With regard to
representation at Planning Inquiries, experience has shown that
a ‘good fit’ between clients and their representatives is
essential on important projects. Red Kite will advise clients
on situations where a Barrister would be necessary to maximise
the chances of success in presentation of the case, and will
undertake all necessary instructions and liaison.
be expected to meet all Barristers fees directly, invoiced by
the Clerk to Chambers. Good rates can usually be negotiated with