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Bruce Hartley-Raven appointed director in Jones Lang LaSalle Planning team

Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Bruce Hartley-Raven as a Director within its town planning team, based in London. Bruce joins the firm having spent 16 years at Cushman & Wakefield.
Bruce is an acknowledged planning expert within the retail and town centre sectors, and has advised on numerous projects across the country. He has provided advice to both public and private sectors with a particular focus on grocery stores, and major mixed-use central area regeneration projects.  Bruce was also a member of the ‘sounding board’ of consultants advising the Department of Communities and Local Government on the replacement policy and good practice guidance for PPS6, due to be published shortly in final form.
Bruce’s remit at Jones Lang LaSalle is to help drive the firm’s retail business forward. Commenting on his appointment, Bruce said: “I am delighted to be joining such a respected, experienced and dynamic team and look forward to contributing to its future success.”
Jeff Field, National Planning Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle, added: “This appointment enables Jones Lang LaSalle’s Planning Group to increase its planning offer to retail clients and build on the success it has achieved recently securing consents in both town and out-of-town locations. Not many firms are able to make such a bold move at this time, but we believe that it will open up significant opportunities for our clients.”
Guy Bransby, Lead Director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Planning team concluded: "This new appointment demonstrates Jones Lang LaSalle’s desire to continue to grow despite the difficult economic climate, and reiterates the firm's commitment to nurturing a successful, commercial planning practice."