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Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Planning and environmental group; public law.


Specialises exclusively in planning and environmental work, and acts for major housebuilders, and commercial developers, land promotersion companies, the major supermarkets, waste disposal and recycling companies, local authorities and government agencies. Appears at planning and enforcement appeals, compulsory purchase inquiries, Environmental Permitting appeals, development plan examinations and in the higher courts High Court in judicial review and statutory appeals. Has extensive experience of listed buildings, conservation areas, green belt, sites of special scientific interest, housing land supply, planning enforcement, highways, and environmental matters (waste plans, disposal and management of waste, water etc.). Major work includes airport inquiries, nuclear power station decommissioning, distribution depots, motorway service areas, large scale residential development and retail inquiries.


Called to the Bar 1994; Hardwick Scholar and recipient of Thomas Moore Bursary (Lincoln’s Inn); previously law lecturer (Warwick University) and in-house planning advocate at Eversheds. Helped set up a new law school and taught as Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and established the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research at the University of Birmingham where he worked as Chair Professor.


Planning and Environmental Bar Association.


Warwick University (LLB Hons First Class); Trinity College, Oxford (DPhil).