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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
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39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC), John Steel QC, London, ENGLAND

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John Steel QC

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

Position

Specialisms include: planning and environmental law, public law, judicial review, compulsory purchase and compensation, aviation and licensing. High Court litigation and public inquiries; CPOs and regeneration; cases of interest: Premier division Football Stadium developments, Birmingham International Airport expansion, Heathrow third runway, Coventry Airport, Farnborough TAG Airport expansion, Gatwick Airport, Bushell v Newcastle Living Justices [2006] HL, Luton TWA Guided Busway, R (Medway Council) v Sec of State for Transport, R (Mount Cook) v Westminster City Council, R (Jones) v Mansfield BC, R (Governors of Langley Park School) v Bromley LBC, Llanishen Reservoir development and JRs Cardiff, Ashford expansion, Telford opencast, waste and retail developments, Newcastle and Sunderland housing, Albert Court Residents v Westminster County Council (Albert Hall licensing).

Career

Called 1978, Gray’s Inn; Silk 1993; Bencher Gray’s Inn; Recorder; CEDR-accredited mediator. Trustee Mission Aviation Fellowship; Bentley Priory Battle of Britain Trust; Air League; Blenheim Palace Trusts. Chairman Durham University Strategic Development Board.

Languages

French.

Member

ALBA; PEBA; FRGS; FRAeS; FRSA.

Education

Durham University (1976 BSc Hons Chemistry); 1978 moots prize Gray’s Inn.

Leisure

Skiing, walking, flying, mountaineering.


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

John Steel QC - 39 Essex ChambersRecommended for transport infrastructure and Green Belt work.

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