Will Land practices planning and environmental law and also counsels clients on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters with a particular focus on the real estate and infrastructure sectors.
Will has advised on many complex development projects covering a range of sectors including build-to-rent, student accommodation, and logistics. He has extensive experience providing transactional support and conducting planning and environmental due diligence on real estate, finance, and M&A transactions.
Will has drafted and negotiated planning and highway agreements and has advised on enforcement matters. He also has experience in pursuing and defending judicial review claims and acting on behalf of clients at planning appeals and public inquiries.
Will has advised UK and international clients on a wide range of legal issues, including REACH (registration, evaluation, authorization, and restriction of chemical substances), fluorinated gas regulations, product liability regulations, carbon reduction plans, and ESOS (energy savings opportunity schemes).
In addition, Will has recent experience advising clients on ESG matters in the real estate and infrastructure sectors.
Biodiversity Net Gain: A New Requirement for Developments in England to Positively Impact the Environment
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2016); University of Law (Graduate Diploma in Law with commendation 2015); University of St Andrews (M.A. Hons. in German and International Relations 2014)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales