Mike has considerable experience as a planning professional, working in both the public and private sectors. He has a sound knowledge of the planning system and is aware of the political and economic agendas which play an important part in the decision-making process.


His clients include national housebuilders, multi-national and industrial companies, financial institutions, developers, retail and leisure operators, government departments, regeneration agencies, local authorities, healthcare trusts and private healthcare and education providers.

He has secured planning permission and influenced the plan-making process in respect of a wide range of developments including town centre and mixed-use regeneration schemes, housing and employment developments, hospitals, schools and colleges.

He aims to achieve success for clients by working with them and finding innovative solutions to complex planning issues.

Specialties:Providing advice on all aspects of the statutory planning system, negotiating mutually satisfactory outcomes to complex planning issues, expert witness at public inquiries and court hearings, providing a quality service to clients, developing staff to realise their potential.


  • Rapleys LLP

    Partner (Planning Department)
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    Rapleys LLP

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