The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 0121 606 1501
DX:
16075 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, London

Martin Kingston QC

Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Email:
No5 Barristers Chambers (Chambers of Mark Anderson QC)

Position

Head of planning and public law group; specialises in planning appeals and development plan inquiries (employment proposals of all kinds, housing projects of all kinds and scale, leisure developments including cinemas and hotels, retail proposals – food and non-food, local plan inquiries, unitary development plan inquiries, motorway service areas, museums and conference centres, new settlement proposals, major infrastructure projects, transportation systems, port related developments); minerals (aggregates, open cast coal, Fullers Earth, minerals local plan inquiries); environmental (environmental protection, planning matters relating to rendering process, waste disposal proposals, environmental protection matters of all kinds); compulsory purchase and compensation; Land Tribunal proceedings; highways (road inquiries); judicial review and statutory appeals (High Court challenges and appeals related to planning); other local government and public law matters; has secured private clients at inquiry developments involving housing, re-use of former agricultural sites for industrial estates, B8 development on sites in the countryside, and fresh local plan allocations as a result of objections sustained at local plan inquiries; currently engaged in a wide range of strategic development proposals in the south east and elsewhere, mineral developments of various kinds and major employment retail proposals.

Career

Called to the Bar 1972; took Silk 1992.

Member

Assistant chairman Agricultural Lands Tribunal; assistant commissioner Parliamentary Boundary Commission; Planning and Environment Bar Association.

Education

LLB.


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Martin Kingston QC - No5 Barristers ChambersThe doyen of strategic planning advisors, he has a compelling overview and quick wits.

[back to top]

Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Construction, planning and environment

Within: Construction, planning and environment – Leading silks

Martin Kingston QC - No5 Barristers ChambersAnalytical, incisive and dynamic.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to