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

Isabella is ranked as a leading junior at the Planning Bar in the Legal 500 and described in Chambers and Partners 2019 as a “highly regarded junior, known for her impressive advocacy skills and her expertise in infrastructure projects” and “an absolutely excellent junior who will go very far”

Isabella advises widely on all aspects of planning law and has particular expertise in housing, regeneration and infrastructure work. Since 2013 she has been consistently ranked among the top twenty planning juniors in the country in Planning Magazine.

She was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel in 2013 and regularly appears in the High Court acting both for and against the Secretary of State in planning challenges. Isabella also has a very busy inquiry practice, representing both appellants and local authorities in planning, enforcement and compulsory purchase cases.

 

Languages

Spanish

Memberships

  • Member of PEBA
  • Member of NIPA
  • Member of the CPA
  • Member of the Denning Society, Lincoln’s Inn

Education

  • Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn, 2009
  • Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding), The College of Law, 2009
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), The College of Law, 2007
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2007
  • Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2006
  • Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn, 2006
  • BA(Hons) Modern History (II.I) , St Catherine’s College, Oxford University, 2004
  • St Catherine’s College Scholarship, 2001

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Planning

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Unflappable and quick to grasp the issues.