Richard Ground is recommended as a leading junior in both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 in planning. Chambers guide described Richard as "a very ambitious and talented junior who isn't intimidated by facing a QC on the other side."
The Legal 500 recognised that Richard ‘punches above his weight’ and ‘really impresses with his thoroughness’. He was recently voted in the top three senior juniors by planning in Planning magazine with specific highlight of his work in Development Plans, Housing and mixed use, Environment and Infrastructure.
He is a member of the Planning and Environment Bar Association (PEBA) and the National Infrastructure Planning Association.
Richard has appeared in many very significant planning inquiries and has a particular expertise in appearing in infrastructure and housing. He has expertise in enforcement matters and regularly appears at hearings.
Recent clients include:
Richard regularly lectures to numerous groups on planning including CLT and LGG.