Chloe is a Partner in the Planning & Environment Group based in Gatwick. She enjoys Planning as it is at the centre of development and a vehicle for change to the social, economic and physical features of the country.
Chloe completed her training contract with Slough Borough Council before joining the firm in 2015, her local government experience providing her with an excellent understanding of planning and environmental procedures.
A highly competent planning and environmental lawyer, Chloe was named Junior Lawyer of the Year 2014 in the inaugural Lawyers in Local Government Awards.
During the last year Chloe has acted on a number of complicated s106 agreements in both London and Sussex, including for a large residential development for an affordable housing provider and a mixed use regeneration scheme in London.
She has also had conduct of a number of litigation matters, including appeals to the Planning Inspectorate and Senior Courts.
Chloe has provided planning support to the Real Estate and Banking teams on a number of significant, complex developments and has recently provided advice on a purchase of a portfolio of supported living properties. She has also provided CIL advice to new clients and colleagues on existing matters.
Having trained in a local authority, Chloe has a good understanding of local government powers and procedures. She also acts for a number of developers, house builders and private individuals.
Chloe has a particular interest in highways law and has assisted in a number of footpath matters.
As well as being highly praised in Chambers and Partners, Chloe is acknowledged as a 'Next Generation Partner' in the Legal 500 2021 directory: "Chloe Karamian is a total star. Completely on top of every case, a joy to work with. Always brings a novel perspective to complex cases and draws on her previous local authority experience to guide clients through the planning system."