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Merrow Golden

Merrow Golden

Year of call: 2014

Practice areas: Environment, Planning, Major Infrastructure Projects, Town and Village Greens and Open Space, Compulsory Purchase and Compensation, Rating, Local Government

Merrow Golden, Local Government

Merrow has experience of a number of matters involving local government law. This includes:

  • Advising on the lawfulness of changes to local election scheduling.
  • Assisting in a judicial review against a local authority’s exercise of its powers under sections 1 and 4 of the Localism Act 2011.
  • Assisting in preparing grounds of challenge against the decision of a local planning authority to exclude the public and press from a planning committee meeting and/or to refuse disclosure of a report to be discussed at that meeting.