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Steven Gasztowicz KC
Undertakes property and commercial work such as ownership disputes and fraud claims (eg Bajwa v Furini, ChD and CA, White Book 2018), rights of way (eg Embassy Air Services Ltd v Sandown  ChD), highway matters (Foy v Dacorum BC ), cases involving development rights (eg BDW Trading Limited v Spooner  QBD), and all other land related matters (including restrictive covenants, adverse possession, and commercial landlord and tenant eg OM Properties Ltd v Shoprite  QBD), contractual claims (eg Cluley v Dix, QBD and CA, White Book 2018) and all aspects of planning, administrative, and local government law.
Appears at planning inquiries of all types (including local plan inquiries eg Leicester City Council, Hinckley & Bosworth BC), and deals with statutory appeals (eg Quaystone Properties Ltd v Secretary of State  Admin Court), judicial review (eg Mohamed v London Borough of Waltham Forest  Admin Court), and all other types of Administrative Court cases (eg Cala Homes (South) Ltd v Chichester DC, White Book 2018); also with related litigation such as claims for damages relating to planning issues (eg Chapman v G & E  QBD), and proceedings in respect of matters necessary to enable developments to proceed, such as rights to connect to the drainage system (eg Barratt Homes Ltd v Welsh Water  UKSC).
Local government work ranges from resisting challenges to advising on statutory powers, including the potential liability of others (such as statutory undertakers in relation to recent major floods).
Deals with common law claims of all types, including negligence and professional negligence (eg Mann v Chetty & Patel CA, White Book 2018), nuisance (eg Barratt Homes Ltd v Dwr Cymru  CA), and claims for statutory compensation (eg Manolete plc v Hastings BC  UKSC).
Also undertakes company work and insolvency matters (eg Pathania v Adedeji  CA), and disciplinary and regulatory work (eg Institute of Chartered Accountants v LP (a firm) – proceedings against auditors of a collapsed travel agency plc).
Author of Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants, 2018.
Called 1981, Gray’s Inn; Queen’s Counsel 2009; door tenant 2 New Street, Leicester; recorder; Deputy Commissary-General, Diocese of Canterbury.
PEBA; ALBA; NIBA; PNBA; PBA; ELS.
Blackpool Collegiate; Nottingham University (1980 LLB Hons).
Art, swimming, books (collecting and reading), wine (learning about, collecting and enjoying).