Planning Law Article (Lawyer Magazine June 2015) – John Pugh-Smith

Monthly Archives: 30th June 2015

Planning Law Article (Lawyer Magazine June 2015) – John Pugh-Smith

In the Lawyer Magazine June edition as part of their Specialist Advocate feature on Planning Law, they spoke to John Pugh-Smith, Barrister and Mediator, from 39 Essex Chambers. He tells them about the… Read more »

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NHS framework agreement procurement challenge dismissed by TCC

Jonathan Darby successfully appeared as junior counsel on behalf of the Minister of the Cabinet Office instructed by the Government Legal Department in a 3 day trial in the TCC…. Read more »

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Secretary of State refuses permission for out of town retail superstore in Braintree

Peter Village QC and Jonathan Darby successfully appeared on behalf of Braintree District Council in an Inquiry that sat for 7 days between 9 December 2014 and 7 January 2015…. Read more »

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Final Thames Tideway Tunnel judicial reviews dismissed

On 24th June the Court of Appeal dismissed the final two judicial review proceedings brought against the development consent order made for the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The tunnel is intended… Read more »

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Down but not out! – John Pugh-Smith

In this article John Pugh-Smith explains how a change in the five-year housing land supply position within South Somerset led to the dismissal of three major housing appeals and the… Read more »

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Tom Tabori appears for homeless family in successful appeal on public law and human rights grounds against refusal to accommodate pending substantive appeal

HHJ Hand QC quashed the decision and ordered accommodation be secured pending appeal against the decision that the family are not homeless because accommodation is available and reasonable to occupy in… Read more »

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Financial Services Update

Keynote speaker: Tom Spender, Financial Conduct Authority  Director of Retail and Regulatory Investigations, Enforcement “Trends in UK Financial Services Enforcement and Regulation” With guest speaker: Michael Grenfell, Competition and Markets… Read more »

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39 Essex Chambers barristers to appear on both sides in the hearing of Bancoult in the Supreme Court

On Monday 22 June 2015, Richard Wald and Stephen Kosmin are appearing for the Appellant, and Steven Kovats QC is appearing for the Respondent in a Supreme Court hearing in… Read more »

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Judicial authorisations of deprivation of liberty – updated guidance

The guidance note previously prepared by the Mental Capacity Newsletters has now been updated to take account of this week’s decision of the Court of Appeal in Re X, and… Read more »

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Re X decision out now – the Court of Appeal and deprivation of liberty

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that both domestic law and the requirements of Article 5 currently mandate that P is joined to proceedings for judicial authorisation of the deprivation… Read more »

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