Insight: Legal

Kings Chambers is one of the country’s leading sets of barristers chambers specialising in planning and environmental law.

Our specialist team of 24 barristers including 4 Queen’s Counsel and 20 Junior Counsel act for both the private and public sector providing legal advice and representation at Appeals, Local Plan and CIL examinations and in the Planning Court, Upper Tier Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Kings has offices in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham and are regularly instructed in relation to the major development projects across the UK.

What is ‘beautiful’ development?

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The Prime Minister promised reform of the planning system that would actively encourage “sustainable, beautiful, safe and useful development rather than obstructing it”.

Freddie Humphreys

Freddie Humphreys

  • Specialist Planning Barrister
  • Kings Chambers

The perils of conditions precedent

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A recent appeal decision serves as a reminder that where a developer fails to apply to a local planning authority to discharge conditions, their permission might no longer be...

Killian Garvey

Killian Garvey

  • Specialist Planning Law Barrister
  • Kings Chambers

The Environment Bill: What’s next?

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The Environment Bill 2019-20 has rightly been described as 'landmark legislation' but its speed of travel has been glacial. What can we expect and when?

Constanze Bell

Constanze Bell

  • Specialist Planning Law Barrister
  • Kings Chambers