Graeme Keen KC > Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Holland KC and Reuben Taylor KC
Landmark Chambers


Graeme is a specialist in planning, environmental, compulsory purchase and public law. He was called to the Bar in 1995 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018.

Graeme’s clients include developers, landowners, local planning authorities and individuals and he is instructed by solicitors and planning consultants. His practice covers advocacy and advisory work and he frequently appears at Public Inquiries, Hearings and Examinations.

Graeme is currently instructed on a range of matters including: the post-Hearing stages of the Examination in Public of the County Durham Plan, planning and enforcement appeals on a previously developed industrial site in the Green Belt, the promotion at appeal of several housing developments in England and the promotion of retail development in Kent.


Graeme is a graduate of King’s College London where he read Law. After graduation he attended the Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course, and worked as a part-time lecturer in Constitutional Law at King’s College London.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Planning

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Graeme Keen KC – Landmark Chambers  ‘Graeme is very thorough, gets to the key issues straightaway and adds value from the outset with insightful and experienced input on overall strategy. His eye for the detail is perfectly balanced with a pragmatic and commercial outlook. He is an absolute star and a pleasure to work with.’