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Kelly Burns

“Property and planning transactions can be integral to the growth of a business and so a client needs such transactions to be completed quickly and efficiently. I work to help you meet this goal by providing you with timely legal advice and assistance every step of the way”

Kelly is a Solicitor specialising in planning, licensing and local Government work. Her role is focused on supporting clients navigate the legal processes involved with:

  • preparing planning applications and certificates of lawful use applications;
  • preparing objections to planning applications;
  • drafting and negotiating Section 106 Agreements including affordable housing, open space and financial contributions;
  • advising on the application of the Community Infrastructure Levy;
  • appeals of planning applications, certificates of lawful use applications or enforcement notices;
  • advising on enforcement action; and
  • advising on and preparing applications for alcohol and entertainment licensing.

Kelly also has a particular specialism in advising owners of holiday and residential parks in planning and licensing applications. Her specific support includes:

  • preparing planning applications to increase the number of caravans/mobile homes permitted on a park, to extend the holiday season or for a warden’s caravan;
  • applying for certificates of lawfulness for existing and proposed use with the view to increasing numbers of caravans permitted on the park; and
  • advising on caravan site licensing.

Kelly joined Tozers in 2013 working within Tozers’ award winning Parks team as a paralegal, before completing her training contract with the firm, and qualifying as a Solicitor in 2018.

Rebecca Peachey

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“Thanks again Kelly, Tozers never let us down with succinct advice!”

Rebecca Peachey

Regency Park Homes Ltd

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