Planning Barristers

  • Public Inquiries
  • Judicial Review
  • Planning Applications
  • Certificates of Lawful Use
  • Planning Obligations
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Criminal Prosecutions
  • Compulsory Purchase
  • Renewable Energy
  • Injunctions
  • Tree Preservation Orders
  • Development Plan Documents
  • Mobile Phone Masts
  • Waste Management
  • Agriculture
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Gypsies and Travellers
  • Human Rights
  • Proper Maintenance of Land
  • Listed Buildings
  • Conservation Areas
  • Motorways and Highways
  • Development Agencies
  • Village Greens

All aspects of planning are dealt with including major public inquiries and recovered jurisdiction appeals to drafting Section 106 legal agreements. Acting for a wide range of sectors including property developers, public authorities, house builders and individuals. Experience of both prosecuting and defending planning contraventions in the Magistrates and Crown Courts as well as appearing in the Administrative Court on Judicial Review matters. In addition Trinity have experience of providing representation and advice on environmental law issues including waste management, installations, regulatory challenges and renewable energy such as wind farms and biomass plants.

The Trinity planning barristers regularly provide training events including seminars and workshops to solicitors and legal departments attracting Solicitors Regulation Authority CPD accreditation.

As well as being instructed by solicitors, the planning barristers can also accept Instructions direct from Chartered Town Planners, Architects and Surveyors under the Bar Council's Licensed Access Scheme.