Justin Price-Jones qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and has gained wide ranging experience in specialist planning work within local government as well as in industry and private practice. He was Director of Legal Affairs for an AIM listed quarrying and landfill company and subsequently the Deputy Head of Legal Services for Northamptonshire County Council where he led the authority’s planning, highways and environmental law team. More recently Justin has worked as an Associate Solicitor with an independent planning specialist legal practice and his planning experience covers both contentious and non-contentious planning, minerals, waste, highways and public rights of way matters for local planning authorities, commercial developers, local action groups and individuals. Justin’s advisory experience covers applications for planning permission and certificates of lawfulness, planning enforcement appeals and prosecutions, planning agreements (including s. 106 Obligations), infrastructure agreements and compulsory purchase orders as well as High Court planning and enforcement statutory challenges and Judicial Review proceedings. Justin has developed a specialist advisory role on the planning aspects of UK energy projects and he also undertakes advocacy in public rights of way informal hearings and Public Inquiries.