Women in Property (South East)
Sophie SmithAssociate, Planning
Sophie is an Associate in the Planning team. Sophie graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Law before completing her LPC studies at the University of Law. Sophie completed her training at Forsters in 2020.
She advises a range of developers and institutional investors on both the planning aspects of commercial property transactions as well as on planning and highways agreements. Sophie regularly acts on a range of planning matters including due diligence on site acquisitions and negotiation of s106 agreements, acting for a range of clients including private individuals.
The Government has published its White Paper setting out far reaching proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to simplify, speed up and create more certainty in the planning process.