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European Law

The law of the European Union is ever changing. Relying not so much upon a black letter legal interpretation, it requires a knowledge and understanding of the teleological approach of the European Court of Justice and intuitions of the European Union. Through its core practice areas and beyond, FTB possesses depth and experience in European law.

There has long been a close relationship between academia and practice in the European Law. Academic Tenant  Prof. Andrea Biondi is the Professor of European Union Law and Co-Director, Centre of European Law, King's College London. He is also an expert on State Aid Law. Chambers' Academic Panel includes Dr. Aine Ryall, a Lecturer at the University of Cork, who is an international expert on Environmental Impact Assessment and Access to Information. Other members of chambers have worked for the European Commission and the European Court of Justice.

Members of Chambers have been involved in European cases at all levels of court within this country.

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FTB members that practise in European Law

Queen's Counsel

Andrew Tait QC, Head of Chambers and planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1981
QC:
2003
Robin Purchas QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1968
QC:
1987
Guy Roots QC, planning and environtmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1969
QC:
1989
Richard Phillips QC, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1970
QC:
1990
Robert McCracken QC, public, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1973
QC:
2003
Michael Humphries QC, property development law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1982
QC:
2003
Morag Ellis QC, planning and ecclesiastical law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1984
QC:
2006
Richard Glover QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1984
QC:
2009
Mark Hill QC, religious liberty and ecclesiastical law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1987
QC:
2009
Simon Bird QC, planning, local government and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1987
QC:
2009
Andrew Newcombe QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1987
QC:
2010
Douglas Edwards QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1992
QC:
2010
Gregory Jones QC
Year of call:
1991
QC:
2011
Suzanne Ornsby QC, public, planning and environmental barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1986
QC:
2012
James Pereira QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1996
QC:
2014
Saira Kabir Sheikh QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2000
QC:
2014
Andrew Fraser Urquhart QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1993
QC:
2015
Hereward Phillpot QC, planning and environmental barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1997
QC:
2015
Alexander Booth QC, planning, infrastructure and compulsory law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2000
QC:
2016

Juniors

Robert Fookes, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1975
Philip Petchey, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1976
Timothy Comyn, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1980
James Rankin, licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Buiding
Year of call:
1983
Meyric Lewis, planning and judicial review barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1986
Leo Charalambides, licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1998
Jeremy Pike, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2001
Juan Lopez, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2002
Richard Honey, public and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2003
Jeremy Phillips, planning and licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2004
John Jolliffe, planning, environmental and public law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2005
Cain Ormondroyd, public and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2007
Hugh Flanagan, public and planning law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2008
Stephanie Hall, planning and local government barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2008
Sarah Sackman, public, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2008
Rebecca Clutten, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2008
Ned Westaway, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2009
Isabella Tafur, planning law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2009
David Graham, public, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2010
George Mackenzie, planning and local government barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2011
Alexander Greaves, planning and licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2012
Katherine Barnes, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2014

Associate Members

Stephen Sauvain QC, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1977
QC:
1995
Edward Cousins
Year of call:
1971
Charles Holland, licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1994