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FRANCIS TAYLOR BUILDING, INNER TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 8415
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 7622
DX:
402 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.ftbchambers.co.uk
Francis Taylor Building, Meyric Lewis, London, ENGLAND

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Meyric Lewis

Tel:
Work 020 7353 8415
Email:
Francis Taylor Building (Francis Taylor Building)

Work Department

Planning, Environmental

Position

A barrister specialising in all aspects of planning (including environmental assessment) and compulsory purchase both at inquiries and in the courts, up to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Clients range from substantial developers to public authorities and individual developers or objectors. He is frequently reported in the specialist law reports in notable cases. His court practice ranges from judicial and statutory review in the higher courts to prosecutions and other regulatory proceedings in the Crown Court and Magistrates' Court. He has particular experience in proceedings relating to planning enforcement, statutory nuisance and land contamination. Other specialisms include: residential, commercial and retail development, local development frameworks, licensed premises, listed buildings and conservation areas, highways, major infrastructure projects, compulsory purchase and compensation, trees, enforcement notices and injunctions.

Career

Called 1986, Gray’s Inn; Treasury Counsel Common Law (planning) 1995-2001.

Languages

French, Spanish, Italian, some German.

Member

Planning and Environmental Bar Association; Administrative Law Bar Association; UK Environmental Law Association; the Compulsory Purchase Association (Chair).

Education

Westminster School; Bristol University (1984 BA Hons); City University (1985 Dip Law).


London Bar

Environment

Within: Environment – Leading juniors

Meyric Lewis - Francis Taylor BuildingHe is incredibly knowledgeable in his field and is never fazed by anything.’

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Planning

Within: Planning – Leading juniors

Meyric Lewis - Francis Taylor BuildingHe is very good at adapting the theoretical to the realities of the case.’

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