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Planning Law Survey 2017 – Counsel of Choice

Andrew Tait QC
Richard Phillips QC
Michael Humphries QC
Morag Ellis QC
Craig Howell Williams QC
Simon Bird QC
Douglas Edwards QC
Gregory Jones QC
Suzanne Ornsby QC
James Pereira QC
Saira Kabir Sheikh QC
Hereward Phillpot QC
Meyric Lewis
Alexander Booth QC
Jeremy Pike
Melissa Murphy
Richard Honey
Mark Westmoreland Smith
Annabel Graham Paul
Hugh Flanagan
Sarah Sackman
Rebecca Clutten
Ned Westaway
Isabella Tafur
Caroline Daly
Charles Streeten

Francis Taylor Building is delighted with Planning magazine’s Planning Law Survey 2017.  With 14 silks and 14 juniors named in the survey, Francis Taylor Building’s barristers remain counsel of choice for many.  This includes top ratings for Michael Humphries QC as the leading infrastructure barrister and for Rebecca Clutten as the most respected barrister under the age of 35.

Top rated silks are Hereward Phillpot QC, Morag Ellis QC, Michael Humphries QC, James Pereira QC, Simon Bird QC, Alexander Booth QC, Suzanne Ornsby QC, Douglas Edwards QC, Andrew Tait QC, Robin Purchas QC, Saira Kabir Sheikh QC, Craig Howell Williams QC, Gregory Jones QC, Richard Phillips QC.

Junior members listed are Rebecca Clutten, Richard Honey, Melissa Murphy, Ned Westaway, Isabella Tafur, Hugh Flanagan, Meyric Lewis, Jeremy Pike and Mark Westmoreland Smith.

The top rated juniors in the under 35 category are Rebecca Clutten, Hugh Flanagan, Annabel Graham Paul, Charles Streeten, Caroline Daly, Stephanie Hall and Sarah Sackman.

Michael Humphries QC, Hereward Phillpot QC, James Pereira QC and Andrew Tait QC are recognised as the ‘sector leaders’ in Infrastructure.

Simon Bird QC and Suzanne Ornsby QC are ranked among the top silks for Development Plans.

Morag Ellis QC is ranked for Residential.

There are 5 members and 1 former member included in a new category measuring the top 25 ranked barristers over the past 15 years – Simon Bird QC, Morag Ellis QC, Michael Humphries QC, Richard Philips QC, Robin Purchas QC and The Rt Hon Lord Justice Lindblom (as he is now).