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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, Hereward Phillpot QC, London, ENGLAND

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Hereward Phillpot QC

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

Position

Hereward Phillpot QC took silk in 2015, having previously established himself as one of the pre-eminent juniors at the planning and environmental bar. Before taking silk, Hereward was a member of the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Junior Counsel. He specialises in planning and environmental law, judicial review and statutory challenges, with particular experience and expertise in dealing with major strategic developments, and in administrative court litigation.

Career

Called 1997, Gray’s Inn (Prince of Wales scholar); junior counsel to the Crown (A Panel); QC 2015.

Member

Planning and Environment Bar Association; Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association; National Infrastructure Planning Association.

Education

Queen Elizabeth I Grammar School, Alford; University of York (BA Hons History 1st, 1995); City University (Dip Law, 1996); King’s College, London (Dip EC Law, 1998).

Leisure

Cycling, skiing, running, fishing.


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading silks

Hereward Phillpot QC - Francis Taylor BuildingTrue expert on energy and DCOs, capable of thinking big without losing sight of the detail.

Within: Planning

Francis Taylor Building is an ‘excellent all-round planning chambers’, with recent work highlights including appearances in the Supreme Court cases of Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd and Richborough Estates Partnership LLP v Cheshire East Borough Council, concerning the meaning and effect of the provisions of the NPPF on housing land supply and the presumption in favour of sustainable development; Hereward Phillpot QC and Richard Honey acted for Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Ned Westaway also appeared in the Supreme Court in Dover District Council v CPRE Kent regarding the nature, scope and standard of reasons required for planning decisions.

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