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Associate & Solicitor

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 an Associate & 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.



Solicitor accolades

Parks team of the year

Rebecca Peachey

Your Thoughts


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

Rebecca Peachey

Regency Park Homes Ltd

Company & Industry

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