Neil Collar
Job: 
Partner
Location: 
Edinburgh
Direct line: 
+44 (0)131 656 0125
Email: 
neil.collar@brodies.com
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Experienced adviser, inquiry advocate, blogger, author and conference speaker - Neil Collar is one of Scotland's best known planning lawyers. Planning magazine named him as one of the 100 individuals with the greatest influence over planning policy and decision-making in the UK (March 2013).

He is a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and an accredited specialist in planning law. His textbook "Planning" is now in its 4th edition.

Neil has a particular interest in renewable energy developments. 

"He manages to strip the clutter from an issue and get quickly to the heart of the matter," says one source. Another interviewee says: "He gives the best advice and makes sure we make the best business decisions."

Chambers & Partners 2016

Sources call him "efficient and easy to work with," and note that "he always gets straight to the point."

Chambers & Partners 2015

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