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Landmark Chambers (Chambers of Paul Brown QC and Rupert Warren QC.), Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC, London, ENGLAND

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Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC

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

Position

Having had wide experience in planning, compulsory purchase and compensation, local government and related work both at inquiries and in the courts, he now specialises almost exclusively in a wide range of planning work, for the private and public sectors. He has been involved in a very wide range of planning cases at the highest level, at planning inquiries and the courts, including the House of Lords (eg Tesco Stores v Secretary of State) and Supreme Court (eg Sainsbury’s v Wolverhampton). Publications of note: Christopher regularly delivers papers and seminars to professional audiences. Mediation: Christopher has practised in planning and related fields throughout his career, exclusively so for some 30 years. Christopher is a strong believer in the role that mediation can play in all aspects of planning-related disputes. He is an accredited Examiner of neighbourhood plans.

Career

Called 1971; silk 1986; head of chambers at 4 Breams Building 1993 (head of merged chambers from merger until 2003); former recorder and deputy High Court judge (planning cases); CEDR-accredited mediator; examiner of neighbourhood plans.

Education

Trinity College, Cambridge.


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC - Landmark ChambersMagisterial and commercial – an unusual combination.

Within: Planning

Landmark Chambers is ‘exceptionally strong in planning law’, which is demonstrated by the number of high-profile instructions received by its members. Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC acted for the successful developer in Hopkins Homes Ltd v Suffolk Coastal DC. The set also appeared for both sides in Dover District Council v CPRE – Neil Cameron QC and Matthew Reed QC – on the extent of a local planning authority’s duty to provide reasons for its decisions. The team has been strengthened following the arrival of Jenny Wigley from No5 Barristers Chambers, as well as Alex Goodman, who re-joined chambers in December 2017.

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