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Alistair Paul


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 3314 6428

Summary Open

Alistair is an Associate in the Energy & Infrastructure group in London.

He has a breadth of experience in planning law including advising on renewable energy projects, commercial, industrial and mixed-use developments and highways matters. Alistair has also worked on contentious matters and negotiated numerous planning agreements. More recently, Alistair has expanded his practice into environmental and health and safety law.

Experience Open

    Alistair’s recent experience includes advising:
    • A range of clients including developers and lenders undertaking due diligence for the sale, purchase and financing of renewable energy projects.
    • In relation to ongoing support to an international manufacturing business on contentious and non-contentious planning matters ranging from disputes relating to highways, objections to a local plan and third party’s planning application and transactional advice and support in relation to the client’s expansion plans.
    • A client involved in the construction industry on the planning aspects of the acquisition of a site within Ebbsfleet Garden City.
    • A local authority on a potential disturbance claim in relation to land temporarily acquired pursuant to compulsory purchase powers under a Transport and Works Act Order.
    • On drafting, negotiating and settling planning agreements for a range of developer clients including Section 106s, 106A deeds of variation and Section 38/278 highway agreements.

Education Open

  • 2013 – 2014: Legal practice course, College of Law, York
  • 2010 – 2013: LL.B (Hons), University of York

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England & Wales

Employment Record Open

  • 2018 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2016 – 2017: Associate, DLA Piper
  • 2014 –  2016: Trainee, DLA Piper