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Alex Watts : Do you know if planning had been applied for when your solicitor carried out enquiries pleaae?
Alex Watts : Ok then your solicitor appears to be negligent
Alex Watts : You should write to the firm managing partner and make a formal complaint. The partner will have to investigate the matter and report back to you.
Alex Watts : If that does not resolve the matter you can certainly find another firm of solicitors and consider a claim for negligence.
Alex Watts : If the planning permission had been applied for your own solicitor should have made enquiries which brought this to light and informed you. If not then there is negligence for which you could sue for loss and damage.
Alex Watts : You may get another firm of solicitors to take this on a no win no fee.
Alex Watts : but the starting point is the managing partner who deals with complaints.
Alex Watts : Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?
JACUSTOMER-8gdj2xt2- : I don't believe this should of got planning permission .When speaking with the owners of the garden centre he said they didn't expect planning to be granted so easily . The building is in white so stands out it should have been green to blend .We are in green belt .
JACUSTOMER-8gdj2xt2- : Do we have any recourse re planning is there a planning ombudsman
Alex Watts : Sadly if planning has been granted You have limited options to appeal. You can appeal to the council or take out a judicial review, but this involves high court proceedings.
Alex Watts : Does that clairfy?
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