Paul Brown 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


Paul’s practice covers planning and environmental, public and local government law. He has extensive experience in the High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as at Public Inquiries.

Paul was called to the Bar in 1991. Before taking silk in 2009, he was a member of the Treasury “A” Panel, where he acted for a wide range of government departments including CLG, DEFRA, the Ministry of Justice, the Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Education. In 2014 he was the legal adviser to Committee on the Review of Planning Guidance, led by Lord Taylor.

Paul joined Landmark in 2012, having previously practised from 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square.


LLB (Hons) (1st Class); Gold Medal in Law: University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (1982-1985)

PhD; Tapp Scholar, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1986-1989)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Planning

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Brown KC – Landmark Chambers  ‘Paul is very thorough and cuts to the issues. He is academically very strong, as well as being commercial. His advocacy is excellent and he is a very good team player.’