FTB is delighted to announce that Merrow Golden has accepted an invitation to join Chambers.
Merrow completed her pupillage under the supervision of Suzanne Ornsby QC, Richard Honey and Melissa Murphy.
Merrow studied Social and Political Sciences at Cambridge before going on to study law. She has a First Class law degree from City Law School, London, and a masters degree from Columbia Law School, New York. Prior to starting her pupillage, Merrow worked as a Foreign Law Clerk for Justice Edwin Cameron at the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
During Merrow’s pupillage she has had the opportunity to work across a broad range of Chambers’ practice areas, including local plan preparation advisory work, section 78 inquiries, village green inquiries and licensing reviews. She shadowed Hereward Philpot QC and Richard Honey at the Supreme Court in Suffolk Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd and another  UKSC 37.
Merrow’s recent experience includes assisting with the representation of a third party to an enforcement appeal relating to a large-scale environmental dispute in Northern Ireland. She has provided written advice to a developer in relation to highways law and the interpretation and implementation of planning permissions. She has also advised, in writing, on permitted development rights and CLEUD applications.
She has appeared in the Crown Court, Magistrates Court and at a licensing review hearing.
Merrow is currently instructed by one of the principal objectors to an upcoming Transport and Works Act Inquiry, due to take place over the course of October and November 2017.
Merrow welcomes instructions to act individually or as a part of a team across all of Chambers’ practice areas.
If you would like to discuss Merrow's experience, availability or fees, please do not hesitate to contact Paul Coveney, Senior Clerk on 020 7427 1847.