Kali Yau is a planning lawyer in our Fetter Lane office. She has extensive experience acting for both private and public sector clients on a wide range of planning, infrastructure and public law matters with a particular emphasis on large scale mixed use and residential developments.
Kali qualified in 2001 and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2006, having previously worked at Hertfordshire County Council and trained and Essex County Council. Kali holds the Law Society's Diploma in Local Government Law and Practice.
Kali's relevant experience includes:
- Advising on all planning and highway issues relating to the mixed use re-development of a racecourse in West Berkshire comprising 1500 units to be built over a 10 year period with complex infrastructure requirements including the construction of a new bridge over a railway track to serve as the main access into the development and the carrying out of works on common land
- Advising on all planning and highway issues relating to the development of the 65 storey building in Bishopsgate (including stopping up highway orders and negotiating the completion of a bespoke consent for the construction and use of a structure over the highway to mitigate the adverse wind effects of the development on the surrounding area)
- Advising on the new hybrid planning application for the unbuilt part of the residential re-development (comprising 785 units) of a former hospital site in West Sussex and the negotiation of a new Section 106 Agreement as a result of the original scheme being unviable and the implications of the Community Infrastructure Levy on the new scheme
- Advising on all the infrastructure agreements required to facilitate the construction and use of a 1510 unit residential development in Surrey including the construction of a new bridge over the River Mole for a consortium of housebuilders
- Advising on all planning and infrastructure issues relating to major mixed use development in Kent comprising 1,100 dwellings and 70,000 square metres of business floor space.