• Musselburgh, East Lothian
    Client: Queen Margaret University
    Planning strategy advice in relation to emerging East Lothian Local Development Plan, and preparation of Development Strategy for University. 
  • Bioquarter, Edinburgh
    Client: Scottish Enterprise
    Advice relating to Development Framework and master plan preparation.  Preparation of application to amend planning permission in principle. 
  • Baxters Place, Edinburgh
    Client: The Chris Stewart Group
    Major planning application for hotel development in Edinburgh City Centre, including extensive pre-application consultation and management of planning application and planning obligation.
  • Cockenzie Power Station, East Lothian
    Client: Scottish Power 
    Consenting advice in connection with Section 36 approval for CCGT development and associated gas pipeline.
  • Haddington, East Lothian
    Client: Persimmon Homes East Scotland
    Strategic planning advice and management of consultation and planning application process for mixed use housing and business development.
  • Kildean, Stirling
    Client: Barratt and David Wilson Homes West Scotland & Elphinstone Land Limited (in liquidation)
    Application for planning permission in principle (PPP) for residential-led mixed use development.  Appeal against deemed refusal.  PPP granted on appeal in January 2014. 
  • Kew Terrace, Edinburgh
    Client: S83 Limited
    Planning application for retail-led mixed use development.  Planning permission granted in December 2013.
  • Various locations, Scotland 
    Client: Scottish Enterprise
    National policy and development plan review and assessment.
  • Blackdog, Aberdeenshire
    Client: Scottish Enterprise
    Advice in relation to onshore infrastructure to serve the offshore wind farm.  Preparation of commentary in relation to potential appeal against refusal of planning permission.
  • Irvine Business Park, Irvine
    Client: Simple Power
    Advice in relation to potential wind turbine development.
  • Highlands and Islands, Scotland
    Client: Highlands and Islands, Scotland
    Preparation of response to National Planning Framework 3 and Scottish Planning Policy.
  • Various projects in Edinburgh
    Client: The Chris Stewart Group
    Management of planning application  and appeal process and advice for restaurant and residential  development at Hamilton Place and residential development at Beaverbank Place, Edinburgh.
  • Hill Street, Kilmarnock
    Client: Kilmarnock College
    Strategic planning advice and management of planning application process for new College.  Representations to emerging Local Development Plan.  Planning permission in principle granted in May 2013.
  • St. Peter Street, Aberdeen
    Client: Scape Homes Limited
    Strategy advice in relation to 120 studio student housing development, and appeal against refusal of planning permission.  Planning permission granted on appeal in November 2013.
  • Countesswells, Aberdeen
    Client: Heron Developments
    Strategic planning advice regarding major housing and industrial development, comprising 3,000 houses and 10 hectares of industrial development in west Aberdeen.
  • McDonald Road, Edinburgh
    Client: Kingsford Developments Limited
    Change of use of Category B listed building for 77 bedroom studio apartment development, and appeal against deemed refusal.
  • Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
    Client: Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
    Planning strategy advice in relation to relocation of Hospice from Glasgow City Centre to Bellahouston Park.  Planning permission granted in June 2013.
  • Argyle Street, Glasgow
    Client: Motel One
    Due diligence advice for hotel development.
  • Haymarket, Edinburgh
    Client: Tune Hotels
    Advice in relation to hotel development in Edinburgh City Centre’s West End.
  • Grangemouth, Falkirk
    Client: New River Retail
    Response to Falkirk Local Development Plan in relation to Grangemouth Town Centre.
  • Burnside, Clackmannan
    Client: KPMG LLP
    Representation to emerging Clackmannanshire Local Development Plan.  Preparation of PPP application for residential development.
  • Gateside, Fife
    Client: Craig & Co.
    Preparation and management of planning application for residential  development. Granted December 2013.
  • Stenton, East Lothian
    Client: Private individual
    Preparation and management of planning application for residential development. Granted September 2013.
  • Lennel, Scottish Borders
    Client: Large private estate owners
    Compulsory Purchase Order, alternative land use advice and expert witness at Public inquiry.


  • Tallaght, Dublin
    Client: Harvey Norman Ireland Ltd.
    Strategic planning advice
  • Drimnagh, Dublin
    Client: Antcon Ltd
    Strategic planning advice and management of planning application for retail development.
  • Tullamore, Ireland
    Client: John Flanagan Developments
    Strategic planning advice and management of  Masterplan and planning application for Regional Health Park.
  • Tullamore, Ireland
    Client: Flanagan Properties
    Strategic and local planning policy advice. Strategic  advice and management of planning application and planning appeal processes for major retail and town  centre developments.

Northern Ireland

  • Templepatrick, N Ireland
    Client: KPMG LLP
    Advice in relation to hotel development.


  • Rye House Power Station, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
    Client: Scottish Power Generation
    Advice in relation to emerging Local Development Framework.