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Victoria Du CrozPartner, Planning
Victoria is a partner in Forsters Planning team and prides herself on providing proactive, high quality commercial advice. She specialises in all aspects of planning law and her clients include major developers, institutional investors and the public sector.
She advises on a variety of complex planning issues ranging from initial site acquisition due diligence and strategic advice on the planning application through to drafting and negotiating Section 106 agreements and other related infrastructure agreements, as well as on the delivery of the development and securing any necessary amendments to the planning permission. Victoria's experience includes advising on the high profile redevelopment of the Shell Centre for Braeburn Estates (a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar), the Mount Pleasant mail centre site for Royal Mail Group, 21 Moorfields for Land Securities and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the London Legacy Development Corporation. In recent years, she has gained considerable experience in advising on the redevelopment of highly constrained central urban sites.
Victoria is a ranked lawyer in the 2017 edition of Chambers UK. Prior to joining Forsters in January 2017, Victoria spent 14 years at Hogan Lovells where she trained, qualified and was promoted to counsel in 2014.
"Victoria goes out of her way to make clients feel at ease and is able to explain complex issues, both legal and non-legal, in a very clear and unpretentious way." Chambers UK 2017