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Construction, Planning and Environment

Construction, Planning and Environment

“Members of Civitas Law are instructed in a range of planning and construction matters, including pollution cases, planning enforcement, and listed building work.”  The Legal 500 2019

Members of Civitas Law have expertise across the whole spectrum of work concerning development projects and their impact. They advise and represent developers, public authorities and affected third parties on issues ranging from household extensions to major highway and infrastructure schemes.

The range of work includes initial advice, assistance with regulatory control and legal constraints, help with applications, representation at hearings and inquiries and court  appearance  on legal challenges. Specialist court work is widely undertaken.

Specific examples include all aspects of planning permission and enforcement, Highway Act consents, compulsory purchase and EIA work, as well as building disputes, including mediation and dispute resolution.

Individual members are on the Welsh Government and Attorney General’s Regional Panel.


  • Construction disputes – litigation; arbitration; adjudication; mediation; med-arb
  • Judicial Reviews
  • Planning advice and public inquiries
  • Construction contract advice
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Planning enforcement and quasi-criminal proceedings
  • Party wall applications
  • Construction Claim  management
  • Environmental Health prosecutions
  • Compliance


For further information please contact our clerks, who will be able to help you with any questions.
+44 (0)2920 375020