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Planning Law

Since 1964 all significant development in this country has required planning permission (if not exempted by law). Planning applications are subject not only to the scrutiny of the local authority but also to public bodies and the public in general. We have worked with engineers and architects in the taking of and defence of planning objections and planning injunctions on behalf of our clients. We also have extensive experience in defending malicious objections (business competitor objections etc).

Clarke Jeffers have also long established experience in dealing with Enforcement Notices and planning injunctions. We provide specialist legal advice to business and commercial ventures and individuals on environmental law, commercial planning and building regulations together with representation at public hearings and An Bord Pleanála.

Clarke Jeffers have specialised in planning and environmental law for over 15 years. In that time we have advised private individuals, businesses, developers and wind energy companies. We provide a clear and rapid strategy for our clients to ensure the best chance of success.

The firm also has experience in larger planning objections, representing groups against the erection of wind turbine farms and composting / incineration units.

Specialist areas include:

  • Enforcement notices
  • Planning permission
  • Objections and Appeals
  • Malicious objections
  • Exempted Development
  • Unauthorised development
  • Protected Structures
  • Listed buildings
  • Derelict sites and notices
  • Enforcement notices
  • Environmental law
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Sterilisation Orders
  • Infrastructure and development plans
  • Judicial Review
  • Declaratory Orders
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Planning legal due diligence
  • Social and affordable

Planning Law – Useful Links:
An Board Pleanala
An Taisce

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I found Victor and Staff very professional to deal with but in a friendly and relaxed fashion, the advice and confidence I gained from this team was second to none and I am very grateful to all at Clarke Jeffers for their help over the past 12 months. I would recommend them without hesitation for all aspects of Legal Advice.
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Victor has an excellent understanding of the business of franchising, I found his advice invaluable when I was starting my own business and negotiating my contract, I would have no hesitation in recommending Clarke Jeffers for sound business and legal advice’.

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As Ireland’s largest chain of fitness clubs and a key player in the Irish franchising sector, we have been involved in numerous commercial transactions, negotiations and of course the odd conflict along the way! Victor and the team at Clarke Jeffers has been an invaluable asset to us on this journey. From when we started in 2005 with our first club and our first member to a membership today of over 25,000 in Ireland alone, Clarke Jeffers has been there every step of the way.

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We have always been very happy with the representation and advice from Clarke Jeffers. Firstly they are proactive and on the ball, secondly they have a “what we can do as opposed to what we can’t do approach. They possess the type of forward thinking that a progressive business such as ours demands.
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We have worked with Clarke Jeffers & Co solicitors for many years. They have consistently given us clear and easy to understand advice. Most importantly, they have give us effective advice. A very professional outfit.

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When it comes to food and beverage we have a one stop shop in Clarke Jeffers. They know the industry, they know what’s required and most importantly, they know how to provide it quickly.  For a luxury hotel and golf resort, that is priceless.

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