Libby qualified as a Solicitor in 1993, having undertaken her training contract with Furley Page in Canterbury. After qualification she joined Rochester Upon Medway City Council as an Assistant Solicitor specialising in commercial property, compulsory purchase and regeneration schemes most notably working on the Rochester Riverside project.
In April 1998 she took up the position of Planning Solicitor at Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council which covered all aspects of development control advice, planning policy and planning appeals, moving to Kent County Council in 2002 to obtain further experience in highway law and work on major development projects across the County.
Libby specialises in all aspects of planning law, covering the full range of development control and planning policy issues including residential, commercial, retail, listed buildings and conservation areas. Her experience also encompasses a wide range of other public law work. She has particular expertise in planning and highways agreements.