Clive Moys

Consultant Planning Barrister

Clive Moys first qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and worked in local government in London before being called to the Bar in 1998. He has practised from Radcliffe Chambers, Lincoln’s Inn since 2000.

Clive specialises in planning and development, real property and commercial landlord and tenant cases. His planning experience is wide ranging and varied including compulsory purchase and compensation cases. He also does rating and valuation cases. 

Clive is a seasoned litigator and advocate both at planning Inquiries and in the civil and criminal courts; he undertakes advisory and drafting work - both transactional and stand- alone - for clients which include: developers, local planning authorities, third party objectors, landowners, lenders and insurers. 

Planning and development experience includes:

Development: planning policy advice, s. 106 obligations (agreements, unilateral and modifications), CIL, development viability, s. 278 agreements, restrictive covenants and easements, overage, and contractual disputes.  

Planning litigation and appeals: s. 78 appeals (public inquiry and hearings), High Court ss. 288/289 challenges and judicial review.

Enforcement: successfully defending landowners, builders and architects prosecuted for heritage offences (listed buildings and conservation areas), P.O.C.A. confiscation orders and s. 174 enforcement appeals, s.187B injunctions and direct action – including sale.

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