Birketts’ Planning Team boosted by significant hires


11 April 2019

Leading East Anglian law firm Birketts has announced the appointment Kali Yau and Ros Nuttall (as Legal Directors) to further strengthen its Planning and Environmental Team.

Kali has extensive experience acting for both private and public sector clients on a wide range of planning, infrastructure and highway law matters, with a particular emphasis on large scale mixed-use and residential developments. Over the years Kali has advised many local and national housebuilders and has built up a strong national reputation in that sector.

Ros is experienced in advising developers and landowners on a wide range of planning matters, including the pre-application review of planning applications, drafting section 106 and 278 agreements, planning appeals and advising on judicial review.  She also has extensive experience advising clients on compulsory purchase and highways law.

Tom Newcombe, Partner and Head of Birketts’ Planning and Environmental Team added: “I’m delighted to announce that Kali and Ros have joined as we continue to strengthen the team with key, strategic appointments drawn from the public and private sector. Collectively the team has built a first-rate reputation in the market and we advise clients on all aspects of planning law and environmental law.”

Kali and Ros are based in Cambridge but support colleagues across Birketts’ four offices: Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.