Cases


Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (Generating Station) DCO


Christiaan Zwart acted for the Examining Authority (Panel) of the National Infrastructure Directorate in relation to this nationally significant tidal wave power station: Wales’ first ever electricity-producing tidal lagoon. The… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

Myndd y gwynt Wind Farm DCO (2015)


Christiaan Zwart is acting for Welsh regulator Natural Resource Wales (the Welsh equivalent of the Environment Agency and Natural England) in a test DCO application by a wind turbine developer… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

South Hook Combined Heat & Power Station DCO (2014)


Christiaan successfully promoted on behalf of QPI Global Ventures Limited (a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum International Global Ventures Limited) and Exxon Mobil, a DCO for a new power station at Milford Haven… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

The High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Bill


Christiaan is acting for  Accor S.A. (in respect of its subsidiaries Accor UK Economy Hotels Limited and Accor UK Business & Leisure Hotels Limited) to defend by Petition the compulsory acquisition of… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

Recovered jurisdiction Planning Appeal Application for 550 dwellings and a Local Centre at Land at Little Maltby Farm, Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick


Christiaan succesfuly defended on behalf of the local planning authority it’s refusal of planning permission for up to 550 dwellings on a green field green wedge site. The Secretary of… Read more »

Author Christiaan Zwart Date

Bradbury & Ors v Paterson & Ors


Application raising novel point about what the Court should do when the Official Solicitor concludes that he can no longer continue to act as litigation friend for a protected party… Read more »

Author Fenella Morris QC Date

P v Cheshire West and P and Q v Surrey County Council


Wide ranging implications on the meaning of deprivation of liberty under Article 5 ECHR. 

Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Neil Allen, Peter Mant, Benjamin Tankel Date

Barr v Biffa [2012] EWCA 312 – Stephen Tromans QC & Catherine Dobson


Appearing in the Court of Appeal for the successful appellants in this important case on the relationship of the law of nuisance and statutory pollution control.  The judgment of the… Read more »

Author Catherine Dobson Date

Southern Insulation (Medway) Ltd v How Engineering Services Ltd & How Group Ltd


In two interlocutory appeals by a sub-sub-contractor challenging decisions refusing to grant summary judgment or strike out claims brought against it in two actions concerning allegations of negligence, it was… Read more »

Author Rachael O'Hagan Date

DL-H v Devon Partnership NHS Trust


The Tribunal gave inadequate reasons for its decision not to discharge the patient; this decision was set aside and a re-hearing directed. In principle, and in this case, it would… Read more »

Author Victoria Butler-Cole Date

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