David is an independent Chartered Surveyor (RICS qualified 1975), a Fellow of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants and a member of the Town and Country Planning Association with a busy general practice based in Lewes, East Sussex covering the Country. His main area of expertise is Town and Country Planning.
David relies on professional and practical experience gained over 40 years to primarily concentrate on complex Planning Applications, Appeals, Enforcement, Lawful Development Certificates, alleged Breaches of Planning Control, Legal Agreements and Judicial Review. He provides advice, guidance and evidence to Private Clients, Solicitors, Barristers and Property Professionals.
David is not only a “Poacher”: he is frequently asked to be be a “Gamekeeper” by those objecting to development proposals that adversely impact on the amenity of individuals or local communities.
David has considerable experience of working within the South Downs National Park and was once described in the High Court as being “the best sort of Expert Witness”.