Martin v. Childs  EWCA Civ. 283(Easement)
Persimmon Homes v Blyth Valley BC  EWCA Civ. 861
Salford Estates (No.2) Ltd. v Durham County Council 2012 EWHC 2512 - successfully defended Judicial Reviews of planning permission for a Tesco superstore at Peterlee and superstore at Dalton Park (with Patrick Clarkson QC).
Nicola has acted on behalf of a private client, securing planning permission from the Secretary of State for a Biomass power station in East Yorkshire. The £30m scheme will generate 20 Mw energy from the burning of straw, supplying electricity into the National Grid to power the equivalent of 20,000 homes. She has also advised on a 50 Mw liquid biomass scheme at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol.
She is also advising three private sector clients on “grand design” zero carbon country houses and an eco holiday village in Northumberland.
Nicola acted for East Riding of Yorkshire Council in successfully upholding more than 80 enforcement notices to secure removal of an unlawful Park Home scheme in the open countryside.
Nicola has extensive experience of promoting DPDs and Local Plans through the Examination process.
Nicola has advised a local authority on judicial review of a major retail scheme on the north east and represented North Yorkshire County Council at the A1 D2B public inquiry into the upgrading of the A1 to motorway in North Yorkshire.