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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, Robert Fookes, London, ENGLAND

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Robert Fookes

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

Position

Robert’s practice covers all aspects of land, planning, environmental and local government law, rating, judicial review and statutory challenges. Clients range from major commercial developers and local authorities, to residents’ action group. Recent Cases of Note include: R (oao Roudham and Larling PC) v Breckland DC and Paul Rackham Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 714 – adequacy of reasons for granting permission; whether change of use of large agricultural buildings within Schedule 2 of the EIA Regs; Mayor of London v FSS and Victoria Halls Ltd [2008] EWHC 631 Admin – Planning costs; White v Herefordshire Council [2007] EWCA Civ 1204; and R (on the application of Sinan Bayraktaroglu) v S Cambridgeshire DC and Sawston Hall Hotel Ltd [2007] EWHC 964 Admin. Material considerations for development of a listed building.

Career

Called 1976; bencher Lincoln’s Inn 2003; publications include: ‘Tribunals Practice & Procedure’; ‘Rating Encyclopaedia’; ‘Basic Practice in Courts Tribunals and Inquiries’; ‘Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service’ published by Tottel.

Member

Planning and Environment Bar Association; Agricultural Law Association; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Education

St Edwards School; Christ Church, Oxford (MA Hons Geography 1st).


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading juniors

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