John is a member of Osborne Clarke’s National Planning Team and support clients on a wide range of development projects consented under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and Planning Act 2008 regimes.

He has particular specialisms in strategic commercial and residential development, energy and infrastructure projects, compulsory purchase and minerals. He also has extensive experience assisting clients on Planning Appeals and acting on Judicial Review applications.

In addition, John is the author of a number of articles on developments in planning law for both the Journal of Planning Law and Solicitors Journal.
John joined Osborne Clarke in 2015 having previously worked at Appleby in Jersey and for Burges Salmon LLP.


Western Power Distribution, Brechfa Forest Connection

Advised in relation to the development consent application for a 27km long 132kV overhead electricity line under the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime.