Development and Strategic Advice

NJL has a well-earned reputation for understanding the key commercial realities within the development process and are well aware of just how important planning concerns can be in influencing important client decisions.

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Our comprehensive development strategy services cater for every aspect of developments - from monitoring market trends and interests, to proactively identifying new opportunities and where appropriate, investigating site promotion via the local development plan.

We're committed to providing support and guidance from the very beginning of a project, assisting in site acquisition and disposal, utilising our extensive network of contacts. Ahead of any proposals being submitted, we'll put together a bespoke package of strategic advice for clients.

What We Do

Our team will research the background to a  project, assess any policy issues that could impact your development and engage with local authorities to gauge receptiveness in advance of a formal proposal.

NJL aims to get under the skin of your project - no matter what form it takes. We're proud of our extensive experience in delivering consents for developments of all shapes, sizes and degrees of complexity.


We'll engage with key stakeholders and the local community - identifying any issues and proposing steps to proactively address these.

We've prepared and managed applications throughout England and Wales for commercial, residential and mixed-use developments and are well versed in tackling the common barriers to planning success.

Our team are recognised as experts within the field of planning and provide bespoke advice to a variety of clients - from occupiers seeking new build schemes or a change of use, to land owners looking to sell sites for development.