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Jacqueline Cook

Head of Planning

BA (Joint Hons) (Durham); MSc (Edinburgh); PgDL and LPC (BPP Law School); Solicitor (England & Wales) 2006; Solicitor (Scotland) 2009

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e: jacqueline.cook@dcslegal.com
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I head up the Davidson Chalmers Stewart Planning team, advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious planning law.

Acting for a wide range of clients, from developers and funders to public bodies, my practice includes: 

  • Policy and legislative analysis
  • Consenting procedures and strategy
  • Regulatory compliance and enforcement
  • Objections, representations and appeals
  • Statutory agreements, including planning obligations
  • Commercial agreements, including for share and asset disposals/acquisitions
  • Due diligence, legal audits and risk management
  • Administrative law, local government law and judicial review
  • Specialist issues, such as heritage and conservation

Experience in the Following Sectors:

Renewable Energy

Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP is one of the most trusted names in the provision of renewable energy legal advice in Scotland. And when you’re operating in a sector as competitive and rapidly evolving as renewable energy you need lawyers who can deliver swift transactions, innovative solutions and prompt resolutions to complex disputes.

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The Davidson Chalmers Stewart team has extensive experience in dealing with residential developers and housebuilders. Not only do we have lawyers who are acknowledged leaders in their field who have been working in the housebuilding industry for most of their careers and understand the business of housebuilding, we also have expert lawyers in every area that may help you develop your plans from Planning & Environmental experts to Corporate and Real Estate expertise.

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Property Investment & Development

With recognised experts in commercial property, construction and planning we can deal with any development and investment.

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Waste & Resource Management

We have substantial experience in advising in the Waste and Resource Management sector, acting on behalf of clients involved with waste management, disposal and treatment activities, waste-to-energy and packaging and recycling.

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