Georgina Fenton > Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC
Landmark Chambers
180 FLEET STREET
LONDON
EC4A 2HG
England

Position

Georgie joined Chambers in November 2021 following completion of pupillage during which she was supervised by Galina Ward QC, Myriam Stacey QC, Zack Simons, David Blundell QC and Julia Smyth.

Georgie is developing a practice across all areas of Landmark’s specialisms, with a particular focus on public, planning and environmental law. Her recent work includes:

  • Acting pro bono and as sole counsel for the AIRE Centre to successfully win an appeal in the Social Entitlement Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal against a decision taken by the SSWP to refuse a Slovakian national and victim of modern slavery universal credit on the grounds that he did not have a qualifying right to reside.
  • Acting as sole counsel for a local authority at a planning inquiry concerning an application for a CLEU.
  • Drafting judicial review grounds for the Environmental Law Foundation to challenge the revocation of an Environmental Traffic Regulation Order. The grounds were later successful in the High Court (R. (Keyhole Bridge User Safety Group) v Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council [2021] EWHC 3082 (Admin)).

Prior to starting pupillage, Georgie was a judicial assistant in the Court of Appeal to Lord Justice Lindblom assisting on a variety of planning cases. Most notably, Georgie assisted with the writing of the judgment for the Heathrow Airport expansion case, which was the first significant ruling in the world on the Paris Climate Agreement (R. (on the application of Plan B Earth) v Secretary of State for Transport [2020] EWCA Civ 214).

Prior to and during her legal studies, Georgie volunteered with Communities Empowerment Network, Reprieve and Citizens Advice

Memberships

Administrative Law Bar Association
Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association
Planning and Environmental Bar Association

Education

The University of Law – Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent)
University of Law – Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)
University of Durham (Collingwood College) – BA in English Literature (First)