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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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Landmark Chambers (Chambers of Paul Brown QC and Rupert Warren QC.), John Hobson QC, London, ENGLAND

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John Hobson QC

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

Position

John Hobson QC’s principal areas of practice are in the fields of planning, environmental, compulsory purchase and highway law, together with a broad range of local government and public law cases. Recent cases include: representing the Mayor of London at in inquiry in respect of proposals for two tall tower buildings at the Ram Brewery site in Wandsworth; appearing on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the House of Lords (Supreme Court) in a case concerning the scope of possession orders and injunctions against travellers occupying Forestry Commission land; successfully promoting a compulsory purchase order for Birmingham City Council to secure the regeneration of Birmingham New Street Station; representing English Heritage on an appeal in respect of proposals for a new visitor centre at Stonehenge; appearing on behalf of Dorset County Council in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning village greens; and also acting on behalf of Nottingham City Council and Worcestershire County Councils at inquiries concerning proposals for waste to energy incinerators.

Career

Called 1980, Inner Temple; Supplementary Panel of Council to the Treasury (common law) 1992-2000; special adviser, Northern Ireland Affair Committee, House of Commons 1995-96; standing counsel, Rent Assessment Committee 1997-2000; assistant recorder 1999; recorder 2000; QC 2000; Honorary Standing Counsel to the CPRE. Publications: ‘Law Reform For All’ (Blackstone Press 1996); contributor to ‘Halsbury Laws’ (4th ed Vol 29 (1): Local Government Law).

Member

Western Circuit, Planning and Environment Bar Association, Administrative Law Bar Association; Compulsory Purchase Association; Parliamentary Bar.

Education

St John’s College, Cambridge (LLM).


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

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