Hannah Mannion



Hannah is an Associate in the Planning team.

Hannah has experience of acting for promoters of major infrastructure projects and energy developments. She also advises on all aspects of development – predominantly under the Town and Country Planning Act. 

Hannah’s experience includes advising and acting on NSIP applications. She has negotiated protective provisions and commercial agreements with statutory undertakers for a DCO application, drafted the DCO itself and negotiated terms with affected landowners. During Examination, Hannah has been active in the Examination process, including liaising with experts, researching and drafting responses to written questions from the Examining Authority, negotiating agreements with interested parties and undertaking legal reviews of technical submissions.

Hannah also often advises clients on a wide range of planning issues including planning appeals, planning inquiries, High Court challenges and advising developers, landowners and public sector clients on large mixed-use sites including Compulsory Purchase Orders and Development Consent Orders as well as drafting and negotiating complex s106 agreements and planning agreements.

Alongside this, Hannah is also a Committee Member for Women in Property South West.

Relevant experience

  • Advising on NSIP projects.
  • Acting for the Promoter on a number of Development Consent Orders including a major new highways NSIP.
  • Due diligence on a number of offshore wind NSIPs and energy projects.
  • Drafting and negotiating complex s106 agreements including assisting a private developer on its development of a mixed used scheme comprising 2,750 homes, employment and commercial uses and complex multi-developer structure and s106 agreement to deliver significant infrastructure and affordable housing;
  • Providing general strategic advice to client’s in respect of a number of mixed use developments including advising a private developer in respect of  a mixed use scheme comprising of business park, railway station, integrated transport facilities and car parking.

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