Smout v (1) Welsh Ministers (2) Wrexham County Borough Council (3) Cory Environment (Central) Ltd

Planning and Property

Acted for the Claimant as sole counsel at Inquiry and as junior to Richard Harwood in the High Court.  The Court of Appeal has granted leave to appeal against the confirmation of 2 modification orders in respect of planning permission for landfilling waste at Hafod Quarry, Ruabon.  Succeeded in obtaining a declaration in the High Court that Directive 85/337 on the EIA of public and private projects has not properly been transposed into UK law.