News and Resources
Below is a selection of news items, case notes, articles, books and papers authored by members of Chambers.
There is also a separate Archive of Inspector’s Reports in respect of applications to register new town or village greens.
On 23 July 2009, the Secretary of State for Transport confirmed the Victoria Station Upgrade Transport and Works Act Order following a public inquiry which commenced in October 2008 and concluded in January 2009. The associated listed building consent applications were also granted. Read more
Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) sought confirmation of a compulsory purchase order (the "Order") under S155 of the Water Industries Act 1991 and the Acquisition of Land Act 1981. Read more
Chiu v Waverley Commercial Ltd & Amptill Town Council (in the Lands Tribunal). The Claimant sought compensation under Section 237 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 arising from interference with a right of access and parking as a result of a redevelopment scheme. Read more
An Inspector has upheld an appeal against a refusal of planning permission for 48 affordable flats adjoining Brooklands Race Track. The LPA had argued that the scheme was unacceptable for a number of reasons related to the living conditions of the prospective occupants. Read more
The Second annual Boydell Lecture was delivered on 8 May 2009 by Dominic Grieve QC MP, Shadow Justice Secretary. It had the title Resuscitating Justice: Law or Administration? Read more
Chambers are delighted by the announcement by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York of the appointment of Charles George QC as Dean of the Arches in the province of Canterbury and Auditor of the Chancery Court of York, and thus Official Principal of the two archbishops in their respective capacities of Metropolitans, and Master of the Faculties to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Read more
An enforcement notice issued by Richmond Council seeking to prevent the use of a private tennis court outside working hours for coaching of children and other young hopefuls has been quashed by a planning Inspector. Read more