Alistair is a partner in the Real Estate group and head of Planning & Environment. He works closely with clients and advises on the range of planning and environmental issues that need to be addressed in obtaining planning permission and developing land.
|Brentford Football Club||Development of a new 20,000 seater sports stadium, and 901 residential units.|
|Saracens Rugby Club||New Rugby stadium and training facilities to create a sporting and educational hub in the Green Belt, in North London.|
|Major Real Estate Development Company||Redevelopment of 14 sites across London and the South-East for residential schemes.|
|Major Real Estate Development Company||The redevelopment of St John's Wood Barracks for a major residential development.|
|Private Client and Wealth||Acting for owners of listed buildings (Grade I, II* and II) on their renovation and new build proposals, including extensive subterranean proposals.|
|Major Real Estate Development Company||Negotiation of Planning Agreements and revised viabilities under s106BA.|
|Since 2010||Partner and Head of Planning at Taylor Wessing|
|1994 - 2010||Associate at CMS Cameron McKenna|
|2003||Admitted as a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute|
|1999||Admission as a lawyer in England & Wales,|
|1994||Master of Laws in Planning (LLM) from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|1992||BA Honours Degree|
|Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute (2003)|
|Alistair is ranked by Chambers 2016, where he is praised for his "drive, energy and commitment" to a project. "He has been one of the success factors in helping us achieve our objective" commented one client. |
He is also ranked for Planning by Legal 500 2014 - "Alistair Watson is 'superb - a pleasure to do business with'."
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