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Chambers of Paul Brown QC and Rupert Warren QC.

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180 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4A 2HG, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7430 1221
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Fax 020 7421 6060
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Landmark Chambers (Chambers of Paul Brown QC and Rupert Warren QC.), Neil King QC, London, ENGLAND

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Neil King QC

Tel:
Work 020 7430 1221
Email:
Landmark Chambers (Chambers of Paul Brown QC and Rupert Warren QC.)

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Neil specialises in all aspects of town and country planning, environmental and compulsory purchase and compensation law. Neil has appeared at numerous public inquiries, in the Lands Tribunal, the High Court and Court of Appeal. Planning cases include airport and other infrastructure projects; proposals for waste incineration, landfill and quarrying; tall building proposals in London, including London Bridge Tower (the ‘Shard of Glass’), Doon Street tower and at Old Street/City Road; and many retail, warehouse club, hotel and housing schemes. Recent compulsory purchase cases include ten major retail-led city and town centre redevelopment schemes. He has also advised on a wide range of compensation issues arising from the acquisition of land for regeneration, rail, road and flood relief schemes. High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court cases include: R (Al Fayed) v Tandridge DC (telecoms mast development); LB Hillingdon v ARC (limitation/estoppel on compensation claim); R (Lowther) v Durham CC (use of waste as a fuel); R (Hautot) v LB Wandsworth (validity of Battersea Power Station planning permissions); UKRA v Secretary of State (lawfulness of guidance on EPA conditions); R (Friends of Lake District) v Secretary of State (power to withdraw call-in); Ridgeland Properties v Bristol City Council (circumstances in which new evidence can be admitted following close of Lands Tribunal proceedings); R (Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd) v Wolverhampton City Council (material considerations in CPO cases).

Career

Called 1980; Inner Temple; QC 2000; 2 Mitre Court Buildings 1982-2003; Landmark Chambers December 2003 to present.

Member

Planning and Environmental Bar Association.

Education

New College, Oxford (Modern History and Economics).


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Neil King QC - Landmark ChambersRecommended for compulsory purchase orders.

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