Committee 2

Meet the committee

Role: Chairman
Company: Vail Williams
Position: Partner and LLP Member

James Lacey BTP MRTPI

James is head of the planning consultancy team at Vail Williams. Over his 15-year career, he has dealt with the full range of planning and estate related matters for public and private sector clients. James advises in relation to commercial (industrial and offices), residential and institutional properties, preparing various types of planning applications, enforcement matters, undertaking appeals and appraising the development potential for sites.

He has also project managed complex schemes during his tenure and is a seasoned media spokesperson, often invited to talk to the press regarding new legislation or topical matters.

Vail Williams is a leading commercial property adviser, with eight offices throughout the South of England and in the Midlands.

As a company, they cover all aspects of commercial property advice delivered by highly focussed experts who specialise in their particular field of knowledge. This focus is further sharpened within the geographic regions they work in – enabling an intimate knowledge of the areas and markets that their clients are located in. Vail Williams have unrivalled experience and understanding of the local factors that affect the commercial property market in several regions across the South of England.

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