Experienced adviser, inquiry advocate, blogger, author and conference speaker - Neil Collar is one of Scotland's best known planning lawyers. Planning magazine named him as one of the 100 individuals with the greatest influence over planning policy and decision-making in the UK (March 2013).
He is a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and an accredited specialist in planning law. His textbook "Planning" is now in its 4th edition.
Neil has a particular interest in renewable energy developments.
"He manages to strip the clutter from an issue and get quickly to the heart of the matter," says one source. Another interviewee says: "He gives the best advice and makes sure we make the best business decisions."
Chambers & Partners 2016
Sources call him "efficient and easy to work with," and note that "he always gets straight to the point."
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