Robert is the senior partner of Rapleys and head of the town planning department.
He advises on a wide range of strategic land, residential, retail, mixed use, green belt and roadside proposals across the UK, involving the preparation of land availability/supply, capacity, sequential test and impact assessments. Robert has also promoted office, light industrial, health and financial/professional service developments throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
He has extensive experience in policy formulation and widespread knowledge in managing and promoting strategic planning applications. He has appeared at many public inquiries as an expert witness.
His experience encompasses solus planning instructions and multidisciplinary cases where he advises in association with the practice’s agency, development, strategic land and other teams.
Robert’s clients include property companies, land owners, multinational operators, developers, householders and investors.