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Stuart Tym

Stuart is a Planning Partner at Shoosmiths within the Real Estate Team. He has over 15 years experience of planning from both the private and public sector, with a particular expertise in enabling developments and enforcement work, as well as compulsory purchase, the negotiation of complex s.106 agreements, and judicial review. He acts for a…

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Maya Sainani

Maya is a last year Law and Media student at Sussex University who aspires to specialize in environmental law and get involved with ESG criteria. She worked as the memberships officer for Brighton Peace and Environment Centre for almost two years. Maya was also involved with multiple environmental and social initiatives, including “Breathe in Brighton”,…

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Dr Kathryn Collins

Kathryn is a Senior Environmental Consultant with over 8 years’ experience within marine environmental research, industry and regulation. Her PhD in Environmental (Marine) Planning was completed in 2020 and explored offshore consenting with a focus on stakeholder consultation and the regulatory assessment decision-making process. Kathryn has previously worked for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) where…

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Tamsin Jones

Tamsin is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll Environmental in 2019. Tamsin previously worked for JBA Consulting where she focused on hydraulic modelling projects for both the private and public sector including projects with the Environment Agency. Tamsin also completed a placement in Cambodia supporting hydraulic modelling of future flood risk to the…

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Stephen Poole

Stephen advises landowners on capital and income taxes and helps with thinking about how to plan under the new agricultural payment landscape. He has spent many years in central technical offices of large firms, Mazars and PwC, and moved up to Newcastle in 2006 purely because Northumbria is a wonderful part of the country. Until…

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Phil Huddleston MRICS

MINING SURVEYOR AND FORMER HEAD OF MINING INFORMATION AT THE COAL AUTHORITY (TCA) Phil is a Chartered Mineral Surveyor with specialist knowledge of coal mining data and geographic information systems. He is a Director of PinPoint Coal Ltd. Phil began his career with the National Coal Board where he trained to become a mining surveyor…

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Angus Evers

Partner and Head of Environment at Shoosmiths LLP Angus is an experienced environmental lawyer whose practice covers all aspects of environmental law from contaminated land to waste, climate change, renewables, nuisance, water pollution and asbestos. He also has expertise in related areas such as energy and health and safety. He advises developers and operators of,…

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Guy Collins

Guy is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and is a Chartered Geographer. He has over twenty years’ experience of working with environmental, legal and geographical information. He has worked in a range of roles at several public and private sector organisations. Currently he works for Landmark Information Group as a senior technical product…

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Josh Fox

Josh is a Data Manager for Landmark, mostly working with the companies flooding datasets, while also supporting other specialist subject areas such as geology and climate change. Josh previously held a role within the Met Office College where he carried out and created a variety of training modules and courses specifically relating to climate change….

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Mark Taylor

Mark has been with Landmark Information Group for over 10 years. He is both an experienced consultant as well as an account manager, ensuring each of our clients receive the best possible reports and services for their specific requirements. His knowledge of risk reporting has helped him develop relationships across multiple sectors including legal, SIPPs,…

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Johanna Searle

Johanna is a Legal Trainer with Ochresoft. Johanna provides guidance and help in the form of formal training sessions, Q&A sessions & webinars for both Conveyancing and Private Client practices; supporting clients in getting the best from Ochresoft services & products.  Johanna previously worked in legal practice for 15 years, starting as a Support Staff…

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Andrew Wiseman

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in environmental and planning law. He is the author of the Law Society Environmental Law Handbook and a chapter author of the Law Society Conveyancing Handbook. He was formerly a partner and head of environmental law at an international law firm in the City of London. His practice encompasses…

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