Alexis Adonis Solicitor

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Contact Details

Alexis is a Solicitor specialising in planning law, acting for clients including housebuilders, retailers and high net worth individuals across the full spectrum of planning matters.

Main area of practice

Alexis has experience drafting and negotiating section 106 agreements and deeds of variation, together with section 278 and 38 highways agreements.

He has worked on a range of appeals to the Planning Inspectorate in relation to affordable housing, viability, and heritage matters. Working in multi-disciplinary teams, he has experience of co-ordinating the information required for such appeals and ensuring that timeframes are adhered to.

Alexis works with clients to defend against alleged breaches of planning control, and has successfully quashed enforcement notices issued by Local Planning Authorities. He also prepares letters of objection against proposed developments in both a residential and commercial context.

He provides clients and colleagues with bespoke advice on site-specific planning issues ranging from permitted development and planning uses to assets of community value.

Clients

Alexis acts for a range of clients including national housebuilders and retailers, together with high net worth individuals and interest groups. 

Career

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor at Blake Morgan Alexis worked as an economic development consultant in the public sector, specialising in interventions that promoted better access to the labour market.

Alexis has a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Nottingham and an LLB from the University of Law.

Expertise

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