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Lee is a Partner specialising in Planning & Infrastructure Consents. His practice is particularly focused on major infrastructure and energy projects, new settlements, and strategic residential developments, including garden communities. He has significant experience with development consent orders and compulsory purchase.

Lee is known for his attention to detail while maintaining a focus on the bigger picture. He’s a strong leader, team player, and works with large multi-disciplinary teams, which is crucial for long-term projects.

Lee’s approach to client work is hands-on and strategic. He likes to understand the development in-depth and help set the right strategy from the beginning. He’s known for his ability to anticipate challenges and provide leadership to overcome them. He simplifies complex issues, providing clarity for clients and project teams.

He’s been ranked within Chambers and Legal 500 for several years and was the only Planning solicitor shortlisted for the Real Estate Lawyer of the Year at the Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2024.

Lee’s clients include promoters of infrastructure and energy projects, master developers, statutory undertakers, and government bodies. They value his expertise, strong track record, and ability to simplify complex issues.

Lee finds the most rewarding part of his role to work as part of a team, deliver interesting projects, and navigate the challenges that come with the consents process. He enjoys the variety of his role, from providing strategic advice at the outset to negotiating complex agreements and defending consents from legal challenges.


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