David Cooper is a solicitor of more than 50 years’ experience, best known for his Town and Country Planning work covering major developments throughout the country including football stadia, airports and significant commercial and residential buildings. David has conducted around 1100 planning enquiries for his clients and has also acted, in relation to heritage buildings in London and the provinces, for SAVE Britain’s Heritage, the Covent Garden Residents’ Association, the Georgian Society and the Victorian Society.
Notable buildings in respect of which he has advised include Wentworth Woodhouse, the Emirates Stadium, Smithfield Market, Winchester Town Centre, Billingsgate Market, Spitalfields Market, Covent Garden Market, the Supreme Court in Parliament Square, Athlone House, 1 Knightsbridge, No 1 Poultry, Barlaston Hall, the Royal Opera House, Thames Barrier, and the M1-A1 link.
David also advises on a wide range of regulatory matters, white collar crime and fraud, Inland Revenue investigations, and commercial litigation. He specializes in private mediation in respect of complex litigation ranging from property disputes, to disputes concerning fine art and articles of substantial worth to financial claims in family matters.
He is a Member of the Law Society Specialist Planning Panel and Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and consultant to a number of leading firms of solicitors.