Clyde & Co Partner Ian Ginbey has been ranked among the top three best planning lawyers in the UK by Planning Resource.
The annual Planning Law Survey has been running since 1998, helping planning professionals identify the solicitors, firms and barristers best placed to advise on the legal issues surrounding development projects and plans.
This year, the ranking methodology changed, instead of relying solely on members of the legal profession to rate their peers, the survey focused on those who use the services of planning solicitors. Planning consultants, planning officers, developers and local authority lawyers were asked for their views on the planning lawyers and law firms they most admired.
Clyde & Co was awarded 11th place in the rankings for best planning law firm, up from 23rd in the previous year.
Ian Ginbey, Partner at Clyde & Co and head of the firm's Planning Group, commented: "I'm delighted to have been recognised as one of the leading planning lawyers in the country. It's also great to see that the firm's ranking is significantly higher than last year, which is recognition of the significant development projects with which we continue to be involved."