Planning magazine ranks Hogan Lovells as fourth best planning law firm

Planning magazine’s annual survey of solicitors has seen Hogan Lovells rise in the ranking of top planning law firms and two of its partners rise in the ranking of top-rated solicitors.

In the ‘Top Rated Planning Law Firms 2014’, Hogan Lovells was ranked fourth, rising three places from seventh in 2013. Partner Michael Gallimore rose one place in the rankings to second in the list of ‘Top Rated Solicitors 2014’. Partner Claire Dutch was ranked at number 19, rising seven places from her 2013 listing.

Hogan Lovells was credited for its involvement in large-scale London projects. The team has worked on some high-profile developments, notably the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank, Bishopsgate Goods Yard, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and key sites within the Vauxhall Nine Elms area.