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Nicola Insley

Nicola Insley

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Nicola Insley is a Senior Associate in the Planning team.

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  • 2016 – Research masters in Law, Open University, Cambridge
  • 2003 – LLM Law, University of Cambridge (Selwyn College), Cambridge
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18 April 2017
Nabarro ad­vises Chinese prop­erty de­veloper R&F Prop­er­ties on the ac­quis­i­tion...
This art­icle was pro­duced by Nabarro LLP, which joined CMS on 1 May 2017.Nabarro has ad­vised Guang­zhou R&F Prop­er­ties Co., Ltd on the ac­quis­i­tion of Vaux­hall Square Lon­don for £157.77m.The Hong Kong-lis­ted...


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18 November 2020
An up­hill struggle? Drop-in plan­ning per­mis­sions and in­com­pat­ib­il­ity fol­low­ing...
The re­cent Court of Ap­peal case of Hill­side Parks Ltd v Snow­do­nia Na­tion­al Park Au­thor­ity (2020) is the latest in a series of re­cent plan­ning law cases in­clud­ing Lam­beth v Sec­ret­ary of State for Hous­ing...
07 September 2020
Health and Leis­ure (Class D Uses) with­in the New Plan­ning Class E Use Class...
Changes to the Use Classes Or­der for Eng­land came in­to ef­fect on 1 Septem­ber 2020 [see 1 be­low] (see our re­cent Law-Now art­icles here and here). The changes in­cluded a new “Class E” which cap­tures...
24 July 2020
Build, Build, Build – New Use Classes and Per­mit­ted De­vel­op­ment Rights
The Gov­ern­ment has pub­lished le­gis­la­tion to bring sweep­ing changes to the Use Class Or­der (UCO) [1]  by cre­at­ing two new classes of per­mit­ted de­vel­op­ment (PD) rights. From 1 Septem­ber 2020 ex­ist­ing build­ings...
16 July 2020
Gov­ern­ment in­tro­duces new per­mit­ted de­vel­op­ment right for two-storey ex­ten­sion...
The Gov­ern­ment has in­tro­duced a new per­mit­ted de­vel­op­ment right (“PD Right”) for up­wards ex­ten­sions of ex­ist­ing blocks of flats. These ex­ten­sions will now be­ne­fit from “auto­mat­ic” plan­ning per­mis­sion...
04 June 2020
West­ferry Print­works – Get­ting pur­chases con­di­tion­al on plan­ning right
In May, the High Court quashed hous­ing sec­ret­ary Robert Jen­rick’s con­tro­ver­sial de­cision to grant con­sent for the 1,524-home West­ferry Print­works pro­pos­al in Lon­don's Dock­lands. This has re­ceived at­ten­tion...
13 May 2020
Cov­id-19 up­date on Com­munity In­fra­struc­ture Levy
Cor­rect as of 2:00pm on 13 May 2020. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. Today the gov­ern­ment has is­sued guid­ance which gives char­ging au­thor­it­ies some flex­ib­il­ity in how CIL will be charged dur­ing...
04 September 2019
CIL Reg­u­la­tions: Round 8 of changes adds fur­ther stick­ing plasters
On 1 Septem­ber 2019, the eighth round of amend­ments to the Com­munity In­fra­struc­ture Levy ("CIL") Reg­u­la­tions 2010 came in­to force. Some of the changes will be wel­comed by de­velopers, in­clud­ing the soften­ing...
25 January 2019
Know your CIL Pro­ced­ure - High Court says there is no wriggle room
Sum­mary The High Court de­cision in Shrop­shire Coun­cil v Sec­ret­ary of State for the Com­munit­ies and Loc­al Gov­ern­ment [2019] EWHC 16 (Ad­min) con­firms that the Com­munity In­fra­struc­ture Levy Reg­u­la­tions 2010...
21 November 2018
Com­munity In­fra­struc­ture Levy
In use build­ing cred­it De­velopers can get CIL re­lief by off­set­ting the floor space of ex­ist­ing build­ings against the CIL li­ab­il­ity for new de­vel­op­ment. To qual­i­fy, part of the ex­ist­ing build­ing must...
27 September 2018
Less Pre-Com­mence­ment Con­di­tions?
The new rules on the im­pos­i­tion of pre-com­mence­ment con­di­tions  on plan­ning per­mis­sions come in­to force next week, on 1 Oc­to­ber. A pre-com­mence­ment con­di­tion is a con­di­tion which must be com­plied with...
23 May 2018
The Fu­ture of Liv­ing
As the hous­ing mar­ket rad­ic­ally ad­apts to meet de­mand, life­style and gen­er­a­tion­al re­quire­ments, CMS has been busy help­ing our cli­ents de­liv­er sig­ni­fic­ant  pro­jects across all hous­ing types from stu­dent...
2 March 2018
CMS Plan­ning Group
With the UK’s in­creased mar­ket and polit­ic­al fo­cus on the ur­gent need for hous­ing de­liv­ery, our Plan­ning Group is ad­vising on nu­mer­ous ma­jor mixed use de­vel­op­ments where hous­ing is a key com­pon­ent.These...