High Speed 2 Bill Select Committee hearings begin

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High Speed 2 Bill Select Committee hearings begin


The House of Commons Select Committee hearings on the High Speed 2 railway have got underway. Following an opening statement for the Secretary of State and briefing sessions for the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Strachan QC, Christiaan Zwart, Richard Wald, James Burton Date

Richard Wald successful in application to quash planning permission for permanent outdoor restaurant seating in Clapham Old Town


R (Pemberton International Ltd) v London Borough of Lambeth & Sharhrokh Parvin [2014] EWHC 1998 (Admin) Judicial review of a decision made by a local planning authority to grant permanent… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Wald Date

Court of Appeal dismisses MPA challenge but finds Wikileaks cable admissible


The Court of Appeal rejected the Chagoissians challenge to the Government’s decision to ban fishing around the Chagos islands and to establish a Marine Protection Area, but did rule a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Nigel Pleming QC, Steven Kovats QC, Richard Wald Date

Twenty members of 39 Essex Chambers recognised in the 2014 Planning Magazine Legal Survey


39 Essex Chambers has achieved 20 rankings in the annual Planning Magazine legal survey 2014 of planning lawyers. The members of 39 Essex Chambers listed are: Silks: Peter Village QC, Richard Harwood OBE… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, John Steel QC, Peter Village QC, Stephen Tromans QC, Thomas Hill QC, Paul Stinchcombe QC, James Strachan QC, Andrew Tabachnik QC, John Pugh-Smith, Christiaan Zwart, Richard Wald, James Burton, Ned Helme, Philippa Jackson, Rose Grogan, Jonathan Darby Date

Richard Wald acts in successful judicial review of planning permission on EIA grounds


Richard Wald acted for the Claimant company in this successful judicial review of the grant of planning permission for a storage depot on EIA grounds. To read the full judgment… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Wald Date

Richard Wald successfully defends decision to refuse London Authorities exemptions from changes to the permitted development regime


Richard Wald acted (as junior to First Treasury Counsel, Jonathan Swift QC) for the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government in this challenge by four London authorities to… Read more »

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Richard Wald successfully defends Commercial Recycling Ltd


Richard Wald successfully defended Commercial Recycling Limited, a leading independent waste disposal and recycling company in criminal proceedings brought by the Environment Agency. The Defendant company faced allegations under the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Wald Date

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