Associate Solicitor, Planning & Environmental Law
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Qualified as a solicitor: 2013
Victoria Charlesson is an associate solicitor in our leading Planning & Environmental Law team.
Victoria's experience includes planning appeals and public inquiries, applications for certificates of lawfulness and development, advising on town and village greens, planning enforcement appeals/prosecutions and section 106 agreements. She also has experience of highway law and environmental law including complex Section 278/38 Agreements, Compulsory Purchase Order and Environment Agency prosecutions including waste prosecutions.
Victoria works alongside partner and team head Karen Jones on a variety of strategic planning projects, spanning the Thames Valley and beyond, offering commercially pragmatic solutions to technically complex legal problems.
Blandy & Blandy was ranked among the UK's top 15 Planning Law firms in Planning magazine’s 2020 Planning Law Survey and is consistently recognised as a top tier firm in the UK's leading guides to law firms, Chambers UK and The Legal 500. Victoria is also individually recommended in both guides, for her expertise in Planning and Envrionmental Law.
She attends and speaks at a wide range of planning and sector focused events in London and across the Thames Valley and is a regular speaker at the firm's seminars.
Member, UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA)
Member, The Law Society
College of Law (Guildford), LLB (Hons) and LPC (Distinction)
University of Edinburgh, MA History and Politics
Accreditations & Awards:
Associate to watch, Chambers UK
Recommended, The Legal 500
Top 15 UK Planning Law Firm - Planning magazine 2020
Finalist - 'Property Law Firm of the Year' Thames Valley Property Awards 2018
Winner - 'Property Law Firm of the Year' Thames Valley Property Awards 2017