Lizzie studied Law at the University of Birmingham, The Universität Bayreuth in Bavaria and the College of Law in York. Lizzie’s father was a founding partner of Bird Wilford & Sale and Lizzie joined the family business in 2010 after 9 years at Eversheds LLP.
As a specialist planning lawyer Lizzie primarily advises in respect of large scale residential development for major housebuilders.
Lizzie’s practice includes s106 planning and infrastructure agreements for residential and mixed use schemes with a special emphasis on sustainable urban extensions, planning appeals, High Court challenges, Judicial Review proceedings, certificates of lawful use, enforcement and village green inquiries.
Recent transactions include:
- A sustainable urban extension of 2,500 dwellings
- A successful judicial review in respect of a grade II listed Hall
- A mixed use scheme for a supermarket, 50,000 sqm of warehousing and 99 new homes
Holidays in Florida are Lizzie’s favourite thing.