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FRANCIS TAYLOR BUILDING, INNER TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BY, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 8415
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402 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Francis Taylor Building, Douglas Edwards QC, London, ENGLAND

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Douglas Edwards QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 8415
Email:
Web:
www.ftbchambers.co.uk
Francis Taylor Building (Francis Taylor Building)

Position

Douglas Edwards QC practices in the fields of town and country planning, infrastructure compulsory purchase, environment, administrative and local government, highway law and property law. He is also a recognised expert in the law relating to common land and town/village greens, easements and restrictive covenants.

He appears regularly for both appellants and local planning and other authorities at inquiries and in the courts.

Douglas Edwards was elected a bencher of Lincoln's Inn in 2017, and is a member of the Inn's Estates Committee. He was appointed by the Government and has served as an assistant Paliamentary boundary commissioner and as lead assistant commissioner for the East Midlands region. In that capacity, his role has involved holding hearing and considering representations into proposals to modify Parliamentary constituencies.

Member

Past secretary of Planning & Environment Bar Association; Administrative Law Bar Association.

Education

Birmingham University (LLB Hons 2(1)); King’s College London (Dip Europcar Law); QC 2010.


London Bar

Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

Douglas Edwards QC - Francis Taylor BuildingKnowledge is unrivalled and he presents complicated points to lay clients in a very clear way with a relaxed, easy style.

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Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Douglas Edwards QC - Francis Taylor BuildingA go-to silk for town and village green matters, offering unrivalled knowledge.

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