practice profile

Muir Smith Evans was established in 2004.  It is a niche planning and development consultancy, offering senior expertise.  Our focus is the provision of commercially aware planning advice.

Brian Muir, Adrian Smith and Robert Evans have personally advised on, and co-ordinated the planning process for, some of Scotland’s largest and most complex commercial development projects, as well as investment and regeneration projects of importance to smaller communities.

The consultancy’s core business is advising on development strategies and winning planning permissions for large, sensitive or complex developments in both urban and rural areas. 

Expertise includes the management of project design teams and co-ordinating and auditing Environmental Impact Assessments as well as co-ordinating strategies and appearing as expert witnesses at Public Local Inquiries. The consultancy mainly advises throughout Scotland and the north of England.