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

Work Department

  • Environment
  • Planning

Position

Robert McCracken KC is a leading public, planning and environmental lawyer. He appears at all levels from the European Court of Justice to magistrates courts and planning inquiries. His wide experience includes the petrochemical industry, renewable and conventional power, water, retail and transport sectors, waste and contaminated land and statutory nuisance. He represents a wide range of clients including multinationals, utilities, regulators, planning authorities, community groups and individual citizens. He is recognised as a leading silk by Chambers Directory in the fields of Environment and Planning.

Career

Qualified 1973, Lincoln’s Inn. Publications of note: co-author of ‘Statutory Nuisance Law & Practice’ (Bloomsbury 3rdEd 2012); ‘SEA, EIA, and AA Present Position: Where Are We Now?’ [ 2010] JPEL 1515; ‘Infrastructure planning commission: Challenge or Opportunity?’ [2010] JPEL Occasional Paper 37; Alternative Sites in Planning Law (2010] JPEL 852; ‘The Aarhus Convention’ [2003] JPL 802; ‘Article 8, Gypsies and Some Remaining Problems after South Buckinghamshire’ [2003] JPL 382; ‘Standing and Fundamental Rights: a South Asian Perspective’ [2002] JR 172.

Memberships

Secretary planning and Environmental Bar Association 1992-94; chairman UK Environmental Law Association 1995-97.

Education

Worcester College, Oxford (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Environment

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Robert McCracken KCFrancis Taylor Building ‘A leader in his field, his written work and his advocacy are excellent.’