Jump, Kathryn

Kathryn Jump is a planning lawyer with extensive experience of advising on a range of planning, highways and CPO matters including drafting and negotiating complex Section 106 agreements, advice on planning strategy, judicial review, foothpath/highway closures, infrastructure agreements and village green issues.

Kathryn Jump

Jump has acted for a mix of public and private clients, including the North West Development Agency, Islington Council, Peel Holdings, United Utilities, Tesco and the Co-operative Group.

Her recent project experience includes advising:

  • Peel Holdings on a number of large housing sites in Ellesmere Port, including advising on the strategy for renewal of unimplemented parts of existing consents, securing new consents and renegotiating Section106 requirements, and project managing planning appeals through the inquiry process.
  • Millwall Football Club on the Section 106 agreement for the regeneration site around The Den comprising 240,000m2 of development including 2,400 new homes.
  • An international development company or the planning and CPO issues to be overcome to deliver a major mixed-use scheme in the south of England.
  • Acting for Cheshire West and Chester Council dealing with all their Section 106 agreements for major developments.
  • Acting for Tesco Stores on a number of new store development sites in the north of England including advising on all planning and highway related issues, judicial review proceedings, Section 106 agreements, infrastructure agreements and footpath diversions.

Jump joined Shoosmiths as a partner in the planning team in December 2013, having previously worked in Eversheds’ specialist planning team, DWF and Semple Fraser. She spent six years working in-house for Preston and then St Helens Councils, before her career in private practice.

She is a Legal Associate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Member of The Law Society’s Planning Panel.

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This material was sourced from the Shoosmiths website.