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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore

Stephen Tromans QC

Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Email:
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in environmental, planning and public law; significant cases include: R (Edwards) v Environment Agency [2006]; Humber Sea Terminal v Secretary of State [2005]; R (Hardy) v Pembrokeshire County Council [2006]; R (Transco plc) v Environment Agency [2007]; R (OSS Group Ltd) v Environment Agency [2007]; R (Horner) v Lancashire County Council [2007]; R (Pallikaropoulos) v Environment Agency [2008]; R (Akester) v DEFRA (2010); R (Walker) v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (2011); Barr v Biffa (2012). Publications: ‘Planning Law, Practice & Precedents’; ‘Commercial Leases’; ‘Encyclopedia of Environmental Law’; ‘ Nuclear Law’; ‘Contaminated Land’; ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’.

Career

Qualified solicitor 1981; university lecturer, Cambridge 1981-87; partner Simmons & Simmons 1991-99; called to the Bar 1999; Inner Temple. Appointed to QC, 2009.

Member

UKELA; ALBA; BEG; PEBA; COMBAR.

Education

Rowley Regis Grammar School; Selwyn College, Cambridge (1978 BA; 1982 MA).


London Bar

Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Stephen Tromans QC - 39 Essex ChambersIncredibly responsive, technically excellent and a pleasure to deal with.

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Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

Stephen Tromans QC - 39 Essex ChambersContinues to reign supreme.

Within: Environment

39 Essex Chambers is a ‘very trustworthy’ set with a ‘great range of juniors and silks’. Stephen Tromans QC has acted on air quality issues including ultra low emissions zone and proposals for Heathrow expansion and acting for London Gateway defending an action by fishermen for alleged damage caused by siltation from port works.

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Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Stephen Tromans QC - 39 Essex ChambersHis expertise in Habitats regulations cannot be beaten.

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