Our planning team deals with all aspects of this complex and fast-moving area of law. This includes residential, mixed use, commercial, employment and infrastructure projects.

Services for developers

Our planning team has experience of dealing with all aspects of planning, at all levels and across a full range of work-types. We advise clients on a comprehensive range of projects including residential, mixed use, commercial, employment and infrastructure projects. Additionally, we have excellent relationships with planning, highways and environmental consultants and local authorities, and we can make use of these in order to offer our clients maximum advantage.

Amanda Beresford, Head of Planning at Shulmans and a nationally-recognised leader in this field says: “We are able to draw on over 20 years of planning and environmental experience to deliver a quality service at a competitive rate.”

The Legal 500 directory points out that the Shulmans planning team is "professional, efficient and always positive" and that it has "a growing reputation in the local market".

You can read various articles published in the general and specialist media on the subject of planning.

In 2016, the Shulmans real estate team (of which planning is part) won the ‘Property Law Firm of the Year’ accolade at the Yorkshire Property Industry Awards and the 'Commercial Property' category at the Yorkshire Legal Awards. The team was also 'highly commended' in 2015 at both these awards.

Our team

Amanda Beresford


Head of Planning

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8070

Lyn Dario


Head of Environmental & Regulatory

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3779

Stuart Lumb



Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3781

Emma Thomas



Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2842