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.
We are pleased to announce that Jeremy Phillips has been appointed to the C List of the Unified List of Prosecuting Advocates for the Western Circuit. Read more
We are proud to announce that 2 Harcourt Buildings has been awarded the Environment/Planning Set of the Year. Members of Chambers received this prestigious award at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2006. Read more
Judgement has now been given in Anspach & Others v Minister of Planning CL 22/06 by the Chief Justice of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Read more
The President of the Lands Tribunal has issued his decision in the case of Moto Hospitality v Secretary of State for Transport, dealing with the conditions applying to entitlement to compensation for injurious affection where a business's trade is affected by highway works. Read more
East Dorset District Council -v- Matchams Motorcross World Ltd and Hoare Read more
We are pleased to announce that we have attracted Simon Mehigan QC, expert in the fields of licensing and restraint of trade, to join our set. Simon joins from 5 Paper Buildings. Read more
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has granted planning permission to Gallagher Properties following a public inquiry, under section 77 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, for mixed use development including A1, B1, D1, 91 dwellings and open space on the site of the former Ryarsh Brickworks at West Malling, Kent. Read more
The proposal was for the redevelopment of a petrol filling station and garage for 24 flats. The site was situated within "York Central" - an area identified in the third set of changes to the York City Local Plan as an Action Area for large scale comprehensive development. Read more
Two local plan inquiry inspectors have recently rejected proposed policies requiring affordable housing because the councils were relying on flawed housing needs surveys (HNS). Read more