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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.

Congestion Charging Equipment is Not Development

In January 2007, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea served two trial enforcement notices on Transport for London in respect of CCTV cameras, poles and cabinets erected by Transport for London on roads for which RBKC are the highway authority. Read more

Jeremy Phillips, planning and licensing barrister at Francis Taylor Building

Simon Mehigan QC and Jeremy Phillips Complete CEDR Mediation Course

We are delighted that Simon Mehigan QC and Jeremy Phillips have successfully completed the CEDR mediation course. Read more

Battle Over Too Large Service Area

An inquiry into a major new motorway standard service area at Drumbridges, South Devon, has sparked a report in the local paper. Read more

Richard Glover QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building

Property Problems for Local Authorities and Their Advisers

Richard Glover and Jeremy Pike from FTB will be speaking at a CLT Conference on 'Property Problems for Local Authorities and their Advisers'. The seminar will provide guidance on all important topics and current areas of concern. Read more

Saira Kabir Sheikh is Named Young Laywer of the Year

We are proud that the Association of Muslim Lawyers (UK) has announced Saira Kabir Sheikh as the Young Lawyer of the Year. Read more

Jeremy Pike, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Guy Roots QC, planning and environtmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Richard Glover QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building

Ryde on Rating and the Council Tax

Jeremy Pike has joined the editorial team of 'Ryde on Rating and the Council Tax' (Butterworths LexisNexis). Read more

Douglas Edwards QC, planning and environmental law barrister at Francis Taylor Building

Court Orders Closure of Bridleway through BMW's Plant Oxford

District Judge Loosley, sitting at the Oxford Magistrates Court, has allowed Oxfordshire County Council's application under s.116 Highways Act 1980 to close an extensive bridleway which passes through the middle of BMW's "Plant Oxford" at Cowley, where the mini is manufactured. Read more

Waste Recycling Centre Permitted on Appeal

The Secretary of State has granted planning permission, on the recommendation of her Inspector, for a waste recycling and recovery centre beside the Kennet and Avon Canal on appeal from the refusal of West Berkshire District Council. Read more

James Pereira is Environment/Planning Junior of the Year

We are proud to announce that James Pereira has been awarded the Environment/Planning Junior of the Year. Members of Chambers received this prestigious award at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2007. Read more

Enodis Housing Appeal Succcess on Allocated Employment Land

Enodis plc have been granted planning permission on appeal by the Secretary of State from the refusal of Coventry City Council for residential development on land allocated for employment use in the Coventry UDP. Read more

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