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James Doherty

Senior Planner

James is a Senior Planner in the London office. He joined Boyer in May 2019 having previously worked for a number of other planning consultancies.

James primarily works in London and the South East and is involved in a wide range of projects ranging from large scale mixed-use development to single home extensions. James has a particular knowledge of the new airspace permitted development rights and advises client’s on how to maximise the value of their properties. James has a proven track record of managing projects for clients, and is enthusiastic and passionate about helping clients secure their planning permissions.


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Projects worked on

The Russetts

Boyer secured planning permission for the demolition of an existing dwelling and redevelopment to provide a 19 bed specialist care home. The proposals were developed with a specialist care home operator delivering contemporary and new build care developments focused on high needs specialist memory care.


The Fox Pub, Hackney

Boyer has successfully secured planning permission on behalf of Wellington Pub Company for the redevelopment of The Fox pub in the London Borough of Hackney.

Meet the team

Boyer’s success is built on our team of expert consultants. Our planning and development specialists bring insight, experience, and enthusiasm to every project.

Alice Moore

Associate Director

Arjun Lal

Senior Planner

Ben Pope

Associate Director

Cheryl Blackman


Fiona Duffy

Graduate Planner

Grant Leggett

Executive Director, Head of Boyer London

James Doherty

Senior Planner

Jess Bain

Associate Director

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