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Major Infrastructure Projects

FTB is widely regarded as the pre-eminent set for infrastructure planning.  FTB members advise and represent clients on a wide variety of Infrastructure projects promoted under the Planning Act 2008, the Town & County Planning Act 1990, the Transport and Works Act 1992, the Electricity Act 1989, Transport & Works Act Orders or Parliament Bills.

FTB members act for promoters, local authorities, statutory consultees and others interested parties on all aspects of planning and compulsory purchase, compensation and land valuation issues where they arise.

FTB’s work on Infrastructure projects covers Energy, Transport, Business and Commercial, Water, Waste Water sectors. Members work a wide variety of schemes such as:

  • Railways, trams and guided bus ways
  • Airports
  • Bridges, tunnels and toads
  • Ports, harbours and marine energy parks
  • Electricity generation - nuclear, gas, coal and renewables (including offshore wind farms, energy from waste, solar and tidal)
  • Electricty transmission and generation
  • Gas production
  • Underground gas storage
  • Pipelines
  • Carbon capture and storage facilities
  • Water infrastructure
  • Waste water treatment
  • Agriculture and rural affairs
  • Minerals and waste
  • Development plans and core strategies
  • Green Belt and open countryside
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FTB members that practise in Major Infrastructure Projects

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
Craig Howell Williams QC, planning, environment and public law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1983
QC:
2008
Richard Glover QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1984
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
Meyric Lewis, planning and judicial review barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1986
Jeremy Pike, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2001
Melissa Murphy, planning and administrative 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
Caroline Daly
Year of call:
2013
Charles Streeten, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2013
Katherine Barnes, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2014
Charles Forrest, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
2014
Merrow Golden
Year of call:
2014

Associate Members

Stephen Sauvain QC, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Year of call:
1977
QC:
1995