Jonathan Vose has joined Walsingham Planning's Knutsford office as principal consultant after leaving Pegasus Planning in Manchester.
Vose worked in Manchester for 11 years, most recently as planning director of Pegasus.
Walsingham Planning operates nationally from Knutsford and Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, employing 13 planning professionals across the two offices.
The Knutsford office now has eight fee earners advising clients such as Development Securities, Whitbread, Property Alliance Group, Lidl, Mulbury Homes and Greene King.
Vose said: "I am very excited to work as part of an expanding team and seek to further enhance the success and exposure of the business. As well as assisting our existing varied client base, I am keen to bolster our instructions in the local residential and retail sectors."
Mark Krassowski, director of Walsingham Planning, said: "Jonathan's appointment represents a further evolution of our team. We are confident that his track record in delivering high profile planning permissions will be repeated with us as we seek to further grow our business and reputation."