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  1. Leading Silks
  2. Leading Juniors

Leading Silks

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    • David Manley QC - Kings ChambersVery professional, courteous and approachable.
    • Paul Tucker QC - Kings ChambersAlways provides very commercial advice, and is great with clients.

Leading Juniors

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    • Martin Carter - Kings ChambersExceptionally capable and personable.
    • Simon Clegg - Park Square BarristersA very good lawyer who can be trusted to do an excellent job
    • Jonathan Easton - Kings ChambersAn excellent junior planning counsel.
    • Ruth Stockley - Kings ChambersAn excellent advocate in planning litigation and inquiries.

Kings Chambers' planning team has experience in a wide range of matters, including villiage greens and construction law, infrastructure cases. Members are instructed at both the first instance and appeal stages, while the set is praised by clients for its 'strength in depth'.

Simon Clegg at Park Square Barristers specialises in the prosecution of environmental offences, often advising during the pre-charge phase alongside advocacy in court. Recent work highlights include the prosecution, as a junior alone, of a construction company which illegally deposited illicit material in two kettle ponds and killed a number of Great Crested Newts, as well as his work as a junior to David Brooke QC in an illegal dumping case which lasted three years and involved multiple defendants.

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