My role

I am a solicitor within the local government team, where I advise councils and the wider public sector on commercial contracts, planning law, State aid and public procurement.

My experience

I have negotiated, drafted and interpreted a variety of commercial contracts across different sectors, as well as advising clients in respect of State aid compliance and public procurement. I also provide planning law advice to both local authorities and developers, with a particular focus on planning agreements.

My specialisms

  • Commercial contracts
  • Planning
  • State aid
  • Public procurement
  • Governance
Contract management pitfalls – payment
Contract management pitfalls – payment

In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.

Standard of proof in suicide cases
Standard of proof in suicide cases

A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.

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