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Rebecca Williams

Senior Lawyer

Tel 01603 228951

Rebecca joined nplaw in September 2018 as senior planning lawyer in the Planning and Environmental Law team., coming from a similar role in a shared legal service in Cambridgeshire.

Following her law degree, Rebecca gained a Master’s degree in Criminology, and spent several years working in criminal justice policy and research in the UK, Canada and the USA, following which she qualified as a barrister. Before moving to local government, she spent twelve years working in the government legal service as a lawyer primarily in the Communities and Local Government Department. This included five years in the planning team where she worked as a casework lawyer dealing with appeals and applications called in to the Secretary of State for determination, as well as working on the passage of Bills through Parliament and drafting statutory instruments in a number of areas, including introducing a standard form for TPOs.

Rebecca advises on a wide range of planning matters at nplaw including enforcement and drafting planning agreements and orders, and in her spare time acts as a school governor and as a volunteer helper for Riding for the Disabled.

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