Christopher Allingham Associate
Christopher is an Associate based in our Cardiff office with a background in both the public and private sectors in England and Wales.
Main areas of practice
Christopher specialises in town and country planning law including Certificates of Lawfulness, Planning Enforcement and negotiating and drafting Section 106 planning agreements.
Christopher acts for developers, landowners and public authorities.
Having worked as a planning lawyer in the public sector in England and Wales, Christopher is well placed to advise on engaging and negotiating with and on behalf of local authorities to secure mutually beneficial outcomes.
Christopher ’s Blog
The rights relating to town and village greens have long been enshrined in legislation but evolving legal procedures and the increasingly divergent regimes of England and Wales have further highlighted different attitudes..
Articles by Christopher
Blake Morgan was pleased to assist Haverfordwest Chamber of Commerce take a significant step towards achieving its on-going aim of revitalising Pembrokeshire's county town.
In April, Blake Morgan advised the City and County of Swansea in relation to the submission of if its application to regenerate the city centre.
Blake Morgan's planning team were pleased to assist the Council of the City in the submission of an application that will see the most coherent redevelopment of the city centre since gaining city status in 1969.
Related Knowledge & Resources
On 25 October, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) issued a consultation on the 4th edition of the RICS Code of Practice: Service charges in commercial property.
In an article for Lexis PSL Elaine Allen, legal director at Blake Morgan, examines issues currently facing the British housing sector, what the government is doing to combat the housing crisis and how effective the proposed solutions could be.
Our expert looks at the case of Trail Riders Fellowship v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and other cases that involving the application of the exceptions.