Kings Chambers is a 'great chamber' with a sizeable team of 'very good barristers at every level of seniority for planning and development'. Members of the set are described by clients as 'great team players and very commercial'. The team displays specialist expertise in a variety of areas including housing appeals, retail matters, commercial developments, infrastructure projects, regeneration, compulsory purchase and development consent orders. Paul Tucker QC heads the planning team and was involved in the Eddie Stobart National Distribution Centre planning inquiry. David Manley QC has a broad planning practice; Manley acted for Eden Land in Eden Land (Bolton) Ltd v. Bolton Borough Council, a planning appeal involving a major housing development. Giles Cannock QC is also noted and specialises in all areas of planning and environmental law.
Planning And Environment
Peter Dixon - Exchange Chambers ‘ Very knowledgeable, user friendly, and calm and quick to respond. ’
John Hunter - Kings Chambers ‘ Accessible and approachable, with a razor sharp mind. Above all, provides commercial advice and practical solutions. A pleasure to work with. ’
Killian Garvey - Kings Chambers ‘ Killian gives very clear and considered advice, and presents the advice extremely well to clients. The advice is always well thought through and thorough. Killian is sharp, a very good team player, and is very easy to work with. He will go very far. ’
David Pojur - St John's Buildings ‘ David's knowledge is second to none, he is excellent at drafting legal arguments and written representations on behalf of clients. ’