We’re extremely proud of all the work that we undertake for our clients. Our experts retain a strong client focus
and place emphasis on adding value, innovation, professionalism and providing favourable outcomes.
Our experience covers a wide range of sectors and specialisms, which we have successfully delivered across the
full range of market sectors in which we operate. Local authority is increasing at fast pace and giving business organizations an opportunity to offer their products to diverse market located all over the world.

Local Authority

Key Issues

David Kemp currently advises the London Borough of Redbridge as a locum planning and licensing lawyer. As with his experience at or with other London Boroughs, this provides a valuable insight into the attitudes of, approach and issues faced by Council officers and Committee Members. The Planning system is essentially a public law system. Therefore, this experience cannot be understated, and provides a valuable resource in helping to steer DRK Planning’s private clients through the planning system.


Legal advice has been provided on enforcement, lawful use, residential and commercial development, planning and enforcement appeals, listed buildings and conservation areas, highways law, affordable housing, legal challenges and planning and highways agreements. High profile projects have included the new UK Supreme Court Building and the redevelopment of the Swiss Centre in Leicester Square.


David Kemp has acted in-house for local planning authorities in Barnet, Merton, Islington, the City of Westminster and Redbridge, and has externally advised Southwark, Lambeth and Croydon London Borough Councils.


Commercial ConversionNew buildNew Build

Caistor, Lincolnshire

New BuildPlanning applicationsProperty consultant

Diamond Close, Dagenham

ConversionNew buildNew Build

Holiday Accommodation, Morecambe, Lancashire