Birketts boosts Planning and Environment Law team to meet demand

Published: 18/07/2016

Top 100 law firm, Birketts, has enhanced its Planning and Environmental Law team with the recruitment of Sue Chadwick (Senior Associate). 

Commenting on her appointment, Sue said “I am thrilled to be joining Birketts specialist planning law department which is recognised as a market leader by the legal directories. The team has built a fantastic reputation over the years advising a diverse mix of clients, including local authorities, residential developers, landowners and waste operators. I can’t wait to get stuck in.”

Tom Newcombe, Partner and Head of Birketts’ Planning and Environment team added: “I’m delighted to welcome Sue to Birketts so quickly after the appointment of Nicola Doole. Sue has over 25 years' experience in both the public and private sector and advises on all aspects of planning law with particular expertise in delivery of large scale projects and corporate governance. Her experience includes acting as deputy monitoring officer at Essex County council, project manager of the Grand Arcade shopping centre in Cambridge city centre and corporate growth manager for the Southern Fringe and other growth sites in Cambridge.”

Tom continued: “This appointment strengthens our team and demonstrates our commitment to meeting our clients’ needs. It was essential that we made a high calibre appointment to maintain the standards and approach that our clients have come to expect from Birketts.”

Sue will be based in the Cambridge office but support colleagues across Birketts’ four offices: Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.

Birketts' planning team

Birketts’ Planning team (left to right): Philip Kratz, Sue Chadwick, Tom Newcombe, Nicola Doole, Stuart Tym, Lisa Walker, Naomi Sunkin


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