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FTB is a barristers’ chambers with a leading reputation for planning, environment, licensing, public, compulsory purchase and land valuation, major infrastructure projects, local government, rating, ecclesiastical and religious liberty, highways, commons and open spaces and ADR.

Expertise where it counts

We are consistently recognised as a leading set by the market and directories because of the quality and number of leading practitioners we can provide, our major projects and our client base.

a case in point...

The East Anglia One (North) and East Anglia Two Offshore Windfarms

The case concerns two related applications for the construction and operation of large offshore windfarms in the North Sea.  

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Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre

In 2016 the Government announced proposals for a Holocaust Memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens immediately to the south of the Houses of Parliament.

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Walleys Quarry

Walleys Quarry is a waste landfill site locate in Newcastle Under Lyme and which opened in February 2007. 

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Sizewell C New Nuclear Power Station

The Sizewell C new nuclear power station at Sizewell in East Suffolk is one of the single most important energy infrastructure projects in the UK for a generation.  

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Events to keep you connected

25
Mar' 24
Annual Rating Seminar (Hybrid)

This afternoon seminar will provide an opportunity to be informed about and discuss the latest developments in rating with some of the leading barristers in the field. It will focus on key practical issues, providing a convenient way for busy practitioners to keep up to date and to manage the implications of recent changes. 

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04
Apr' 24
Virtual Mini Pupillage Day

Are you interested in public and administrative law, environmental law, or the legal process governing what gets built where and how? Then you may be interested in a career at the public and environmental Bar.Are you interested in public and administrative law, environmental law, or the legal process governing what gets built where and how? Then you may be interested in a career at the public and environmental Bar.

22
Apr' 24
Annual Infrastructure Seminar (Hybrid)

This afternoon seminar will provide an opportunity to be informed about and discuss the latest developments in infrastructure planning with some of the leading barristers in the field. It will focus on key practical issues, providing a convenient way for busy solicitors, consultants and local authority officers to keep up to date and to manage the implications of recent changes.  It will be followed by a drinks reception.

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Latest from FTB

Environmental Law Blog

Questions of environmental justice, the climate crisis, biodiversity and resource management are among the defining issues of our time. 

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23
Feb' 24
Three Members of Chambers Appear at Licensing Hearing for New 23,500 Capacity Co-op Live Arena in Manchester

Jeremy Phillips KC, Gary Grant, Leo Charalambides

At a hearing on 21 and 22 February 2024, Manchester’s Licensing Sub-Committee considered a contested application for a premises licence for the new £365m 23,500 capacity Co-op Live Arena located in the Etihad Campus.

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22
Feb' 24
Morag Ellis KC and Mark Hill KC Contribute to New Book - The Legal History of the Church of England

Morag Ellis KC, Mark Hill KC

The book which will be published today provides the first comprehensive analysis of the principal legal landmarks in the evolution of the law of the established Church of England from the Reformation to the present day.

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Environmental Law Blog

Questions of environmental justice, the climate crisis, biodiversity and resource management are among the defining issues of our time. 

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