Gateley Legal has appointed a legal director within its Guildford office to strengthen and develop the South East planning team.
Keith Lancaster brings more than 20 years of experience advising residential developers, landowners and public sector bodies on planning, environmental and compulsory purchase issues.
In his new role at Gateley Legal, he will spearhead the growth of the South East planning team and lead on residential development schemes.
Andrew Piatt, real estate partner and head of planning at Gateley Legal, said: “Keith brings a wealth of experience which will bolster the South East planning team and its service offering to meet increasing workload demands.
“With a strong background in residential development work, Keith will be able to utilise his experience to support both current and new clients on a variety of regeneration schemes.”