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Francis Taylor Building
Francis Taylor Building
FRANCIS TAYLOR BUILDING, INNER TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7BY
England

Work Department

Administrative and public law; environmental; planning; local government; agriculture and rural affairs.

Position

Richard Honey practises in public and environmental law, with particular specialisms in judicial review and High Court challenges, infrastructure projects, compulsory purchase, compensation and land valuation, and village greens.  Recent work includes DCOs, TWAOs, CPOs, HS2, flood defences, railways, airport expansions, highways, ports and energy developments.  Environmental work includes contaminated land, protected habitats and species, civil liability for pollution and environmental crime.  Acts as party representative in mediation and sits as an inspector in village green inquiries. 

Career

Called 2003; Inner Temple, and Northern Ireland (2013). Attorney General’s panel of junior counsel to the Crown. Visiting lecturer, King’s College London. Chartered Surveyor. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Associate tenant, KBW Chambers, Leeds. Editor: Gadsden on Commons and Greens; Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service; Journal of Planning & Environmental Law. Contributor: Burnett-Hall on Environmental Law; National Infrastructure Planning Handbook; Law of Regulatory Sanctions and Enforcement.

Memberships

Planning and Environment Bar Association, Administrative Law Bar Association, Bar European Group, UK Environmental Law Association, Environmental and Planning Law Association of Northern Ireland, Compulsory Purchase Association, National Infrastructure Planning Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Planning

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First-class – he gets into the real detail of a case and leaves no stone unturned.

London Bar > Environment

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Tenacious litigator and excellent advocate, he works very hard to get to the bottom of all of the facts.

London Bar > Agriculture

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Knowledgeable of commons and village greens, countryside law, protected habitats and species.