Rory Stracey


Rory specialises in all aspects of planning, highways and compulsory purchase law.

Before joining Trowers & Hamlins, Rory worked across both the private and public sectors, most recently as the Principal Planning & Corporate Lawyer for the London Borough of Hillingdon.

Rory has a wealth of experience having lead on a wide range of major development and regeneration schemes including mixed-use developments, large-scale housing schemes, commercial developments as well as infrastructure projects. Negotiating complex S106 and Highways Agreements, dealing with compulsory purchase orders, and mitigating the risks on planning applications - Rory is able to advise on planning, highways and compulsory purchase matters from start to finish.

Rory also has extensive experience in contentious planning, having acted as advocate in a wide range of planning inquiries and appeals. He has a wealth of experience in advising on judicial review claims in the High Court, acting for both claimants and defendants.

Rory is recommended in The Legal 500 2015.

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