Reza advises private, public and affordable housing provider clients on development planning matters and has extensive experience on large-scale residential, sporting, regeneration and mixed-use schemes, including providing specialist advice on contentious planning matters.
Reza is experienced on contentious planning matters, including judicial review and section 288 proceedings in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, and planning appeals and Secretary of State call-ins, having advised on several high-profile and industry leading schemes in recent years. He also has extensive experience advising on tall-building schemes and developments with heritage implications.
Reza regularly drafts and negotiates complex section 106 agreements for major schemes, as well as provides strategic advice on securing planning consent for such schemes.
Benedikt is member of the TMT team and advises on telecommunications law. For his PhD, he dealt with product liability in the Internet of Things, and he has experience in the field of connected car services.
James is an experienced corporate M&A adviser with expertise in private equity M&A. James has accumulated years of experience working with institutions, founders and management teams on private equity and strategic trade transactions, both national and international.
Michelle works within the risk advisory group with a particular focus on technology, media and telecommunications. Michelle advises domestic and international clients on a broad range of legal topics, including (European) e-commerce/platform laws, privacy/data related matters, media laws, freedom of speech and intellectual property in general.