the natural choice in law
"Guthrie McGruer is valued for his 'attention to detail'
and 'practical advice'." (Legal
Guthrie is head of the firm's Planning team based in Oxford.
Prior to joining the firm, he held various senior posts in local
government where he built up a knowledge of planning and
development matters. He undertakes advocacy in planning inquiries
and is skilled in negotiating consents with planning authorities
where his inside knowledge of the system and its complexities is
invaluable. Guthrie acts for developers, land owners and local
authorities. He regularly contributes articles to the media and
gives seminars. His expertise extends to both contentious and
non-contentious areas including drafting complex planning and
highway agreements, High Court challenges, advising on
environmental impact assessments and a specialist knowledge of
compulsory purchase procedures.