Paula Churm

Practice Area

Planning, highways and local government law, together with co-ordination of inquiries and High Court actions

Relevant Experience

Preparation and submission of judicial review and statutory review challenges in the High Court

Drafting and negotiating agreements under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Submission of applications for rights of way diversions and advising on procedures

Advising on compulsory purchase and blight notice procedures

Advising on the implementation of planning permissions

Liaising with local authorities regarding completion of necessary agreements/licences under the Highways Act 1980

Advising developers in relation to the registration of towns and village greens

Providing support on major project work including business park (1.8m sq ft), employment park (2m sq ft) and mixed use development (1300 dwellings)

Planning policy site appraisals

Local Development Framework representations

Planning appeals including appeals by way of written representation, appeals against enforcement notices and the co-ordination of public inquiries

Submission of planning applications and applications for Certificates of Lawfulness together with preparation of supporting documentary evidence


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Formerly with Wilbraham & Co (1994 - 2004)

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