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.
In Morge (FC) v Hampshire County Council  UKSC 2, the Supreme Court (Lord Kerr dissenting) dismissed Mrs Morge's appeal, with the result that works on Phase 1A of the South East Hampshire Rapid Transit Scheme can be completed. Read more
The Supreme Court has granted permission to Mr Lewis to appeal against the Court of Appeal's controversial decision on prescriptive acquisition of rights, in the context of the Commons Act 2006. The hearing will take place in the week beginning 18th January 2010. Read more
R (The Friends of Basildon Golf Club) v Basildon District Council and Basildon Golf Centre Ltd Read more
Denis Edwards appeared for the claimant in the first case dealing with an application to lift the automatic stay imposed under regulation 47G of the Public Contracts Regulations, when a contract award decision is challenged during the standstill period. Read more
Following a six-week public inquiry, planning permission has been refused for an eight-turbine wind farm at Linton, on the Cambridgeshire / Essex border. Read more
FTB has been commissioned by the Solicitors Journal to provide the public law section the SJ's new Workshop series. The workshop articles are short and give practical advice. The public law workshops will appear on a monthly basis and will be written exclusively by members of FTB. Read more
FTB is delighted to see that we have retained our positions in the rankings in the Chambers & Partners 2010/2011 edition in the major fields of planning, environmental and licensing. Read more