British energy security strategy – high on ambition, still low on detail

This blog was first posted on HSF Policy Matters Notes. Amid soaring prices, political obstacles and pressure for enhanced security, the Government’s new energy playbook needs more than eye-catching targets to tackle the key issues Background: A global crisis with UK quirks On 7 April, the Government published its British energy security strategy amid a … Read more

Monthly Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Update – December 2021

This was first posted on Real Estate Development Notes on 12 January 2022. The London planning team at Herbert Smith Freehills has been heavily involved in the infrastructure planning world for many years. We have acted on some of the biggest and most high-profile nationally significant infrastructure project (NSIP) applications to go through the Planning … Read more