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Chambers of Susan Hunter

101 VICTORIA STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 6PU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Fax:
Fax 0117 929 4821
DX:
743350 BRISTOL 36
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk

David Fletcher

Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk
St John's Chambers (Chambers of Susan Hunter)

Work Department

Commercial, Public & Administrative Law

Position

Barrister who combines a specialist public law and planning practice with an extensive and varied commercial and chancery practice. Public law practice is broad-ranging, extending to all kinds of planning disputes, local government law, environmental law, licensing, judicial review, housing, discrimination, highways and education law. Regularly appears in High Court appeals, judicial review of planning and other local authority decisions, applications for planning injunctions, and advises on and attends planning inquiries in relation to residential, commercial and leisure development. Also conducts local plan inquiries, principally on behalf of planning authorities, and appears on listed building appeals, enforcement appeals, and acts on damages claims arising from planning decisions. Has been extensively engaged in recent years in a series of high-profile gypsy/traveller and human rights cases. Lectures on planning and related topics to local authorities. Has also recently been engaged in a series of educational negligence cases, notably the leading Court of Appeal decision in Devon County Council v Clarke [2005] EWCA Civ 19. In the commercial and chancery field of practice, his practice includes property disputes, restraint of trade, restrictive covenants, partnership, inheritance claims, professional negligence claims against solicitors, surveyors and other professionals, commercial franchising and dealership disputes, and property subsidence claims.

Career

Called 1971.

Member

PEBA; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge (MA).


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Construction, planning and environment

Within: Construction, planning and environment – Leading juniors

David Fletcher - St John's ChambersHe has expertise in planning law cases.

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Public law

Within: Public law – Leading juniors

David Fletcher - St John's ChambersNoted for his expertise in judicial reviews.

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