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Tom Barton

United Kingdom
Mishcon de Reya

Tom Barton is a Managing Associate in the Planning Team in the Real Estate department.

He has experience of advising clients on a range of town and country planning and highway law matters with a particular focus on advising on planning related matters associated with the acquisition and disposal of established properties and development sites. He also has expertise in the promotion of compulsory purchase orders, objecting to planning applications (including development consent orders), negotiating s106 agreements for large scale developments, defending planning enforcement actions and appealing against the refusal of planning applications, including public inquiries. Tom has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating agreements under s106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and s177/ s278 of the Highways Act 1980.

Tom prides himself on giving practical and commercial advice always focussing on achieving the best possible outcome for clients. Tom has experience of instructing communications teams to engage with both local and political stakeholders. He is a member of the Town and Country Planning Association.