Stuart Lumb

Solicitor

Planning

Stuart is part of Shulmans’ planning team, working closely with Head of Planning Amanda Beresford on all contentious and non-contentious planning issues.

Stuart has extensive experience in the areas of planning, highways and rights of way.

Stuart deals with issues in respect of proposed developments including planning agreements, planning enforcement, proposed lawful development and planning policy. This includes drafting and negotiating complex agreements under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and under Sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980. In addition, Stuart has also sat as legal advisor to several local authorities’ planning committees and advised members on matters relating to planning law, members’ interests and probity.

Stuart’s experience also includes:

  • Defending judicial review claims against local authorities in respect of grants of planning permission

  • Managing proceedings in respect of planning appeals including instructing counsel and negotiating planning obligations

  • Acting as advocate at rights of way inquiries

  • Providing advice to officers with regard to minerals permissions

  • Advising officers with regard to matters relating to planning policy, including matters relating to the potential implementation of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Planning & Environment - Meet the Team

We advise a number of sectors including the chemical industry, waste management operators, road transport and logistics providers, food and drink processors, and public sector bodies.

Amanda Beresford

Partner

Head of Planning

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8070

Lyn Dario

Partner

Head of Environmental & Regulatory

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3779

Stuart Lumb

Solicitor

Planning

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3781

Emma Thomas

Solicitor

Planning

Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2842