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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, Andrew Tait QC, London, ENGLAND

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Andrew Tait QC

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

Work Department

Planning

Position

Andrew Tait QC is Head of Chambers. He is also Chairman of the Planning and Environment Bar Association.

Andrew's main areas of work are in planning and environmental law, in particular major infrastructure work, highways, compulsory purchase and compensation.

Career

  • MA (Oxon) (Open Exhibitioner)
  • QC 2003

Member

  • Assistant Parliamentary Boundary Commissioner for England (Fifth Review)
  • Bencher of the Inner Temple
  • Member of the South Eastern Circuit
  • Member of the Planning and Environment Bar Association PEBA (Chairman 2016-; Vice Chairman 2012-2016); the Administrative Law Bar Association, the Parliamentary Bar, the Compulsory Purchase Association, the Anglo-American Real Property Institute and the National Infrastructure Planning Association
  • Member of the DCLG's Nationally Significant Infrastructure Planning Sounding Board


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Andrew Tait QC - Francis Taylor Building ‘He fits in as part of a team and is excellent at public inquiries.’

Within: Planning

Francis Taylor Building’s ‘counsel are at the forefront of thought leadership in this space, and you really feel they care about you as a client’. Notable cases include Andrew Tait QC’s promotion of Bank station’s expansion, and numerous members’ representation of petitioners before the HS2 Parliamentary Select Committee. Some say that the set has ‘undoubtedly the best clerking team of any planning set’.

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