Peter Goatley KC > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6DR
England

Position

Specialises in planning and environmental law, and acts for a wide range of clients including developers, house builders, retailers, construction companies, local authorities, government departments and agencies, financial institutions, waste companies, utility undertakings, and telecommunications companies.
His practice background includes: planning appeals and development plan examinations (for both developers and local authorities), food and non-food retail, housing proposals, listed buildings, industrial development, advertisement control, telecommunications facilities; planning enforcement (enforcement notice appeals, breach of planning control criminal proceedings, High Court and County Court planning injunctions); minerals; environmental matters (water industry consents, prosecutions under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, abatement notice appeals – noise and statutory nuisance); compulsory purchase and compensation; highways (including highways and footpath inquiries); Upper Tribunal proceedings; judicial review and statutory appeals (High Court challenges and appeals related to planning permissions, local plans and appeals); local government and public law matters; Parliamentary Boundary Commission inquiries. Has appeared in numerous reported cases, including in the Alconbury inquiry and litigation.

Career

Called to the Bar 1992; previously partner in medium-sized commercial solicitors’ practice.

Memberships

Planning and Environment Bar Association

Education

MA (Oxon).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Planning and environment

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Peter Goatley KCNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Peter is really easy and approachable. He provides pragmatic and sensible advice that the clients can understand easily.’