Overview

Leading, award winning specialists in planning and environmental law with an enviable track-record of success.

We are a Leading ‘Tier 1’ LEGAL500 practice specialising in securing planning and development consent for major and nationally significant infrastructure projects.  We are award winning and have a 100% track record of success

We provide high quality legal services for any planning or environmental issue our developer clients might face. Our lawyers have extensive experience of major and nationally significant infrastructure projects in: Energy, Waste, Transport, Water & Marine, Office and Retail. With our help, some of the UK's biggest developments have become a reality. Our 100% success record in gaining consent for major infrastructure projects has enabled in excess of £4 billion of development.

We are proud to have added to our successes by winning the National Boutique firm of the year at the 2014 Lawyer Awards.

More than just a law firm

We provide a simple and competitive fixed fee approach, usually discounted to allow for payment of a success fee.  Our fees are based on hourly charge rates which are market leading and the most competitive of all ‘Tier 1’ Legal 500 firms.    

Our unique approach is based on collaboration and project management. Our project management service brings together all the expertise and evidence needed to deliver results.  We are assisted by our cloud based project management system which acts as a central depository for all team documents, actions and costs. This industry leading approach has proven extremely successful when dealing with the development consent process for nationally significant infrastructure projects.

At the heart of the community.

Our commitment to the local community and social responsibility is at the heart of the culture and values that define Zyda Law.   We undertake pro bono and charity work to support local communities. Our commitment to social responsibility includes reducing our environmental impact by adopting state of the art working practices.  For example, we were one of the first UK law firms to work in a paper free environment, and have been using our 'cloud' system for more than a decade.