Our Founders

Sebastian Charles

Sebastian Charles

Direct line: 01604 439 092

Jane Burgess

Jane Burgess

Direct line: 01604 439 091

Sebastian Charles and Jane Burgess are experienced practitioners in the planning law field. They formerly worked together at international law firm K&L Gates where Sebastian was global head of land use planning, and earlier in their careers they worked together at Norton Rose. Before that Sebastian worked in the East Anglian offices of national firm Eversheds. Jane has held roles at a local authority and within English Heritage. 

Their expertise stems from a combined 50 years in the planning sector. They have a track record of business success and client development, based on outstanding results for clients and high levels of client satisfaction. 

Sebastian sits on the planning and environmental committee of the Law Society of England and Wales and is also a Legal Associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.