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Will Land practices real estate planning and environmental law, and he has experience in contentious and noncontentious aspects of planning as well as in advising on development projects and investment and development transactions.

Will has worked on complex development projects covering a range of sectors including residential and commercial. He has drafted and negotiated planning agreements and highway agreements and has advised on enforcement matters. Will also has experience in pursuing and defending judicial review claims and acting on behalf of clients at planning appeals and public inquiries.

Additionally, Will has advised on climate change risks and on opportunities in the planning and development sector.


  • LondonMetric Property sells Tonbridge retail parkJones Day advised LondonMetric Property Plc in the £22 million sale of a 61,000 square foot retail park in Tonbridge, Kent.
  • Greystar acquires build-to-rent scheme in Bermondsey, LondonJones Day advised a joint venture partnership between Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC and a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), in its acquisition from Grosvenor of a landmark build-to-rent ("BTR") scheme in Bermondsey, London.
  • Macquarie agrees to acquire Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group for approximately €2.4 billionJones Day is advising Macquarie Asset Management in the execution of a put option agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group, for approximately €2.4 billion.