Monckton Chambers

Environment Department

London (Bar)
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Barristers at Monckton Chambers are known for their extensive knowledge of EU environmental regulations. The set acts for several government departments, as well as individuals, corporates and environmental campaign groups, and members appear before all levels of the UK and European court systems. Members are instructed in waste, contaminated land and electricity-related cases, among other complex disputes.

Client service: David Hockney is the senior clerk.

Gerry Facenna QC
Recognised as an expert for cases relating to the EU regulation of, and access to, environmental information. His client base includes campaign groups, individuals, corporations, government bodies and regulators.
Strengths: "He is very strong on his feet and very persuasive."
Recent work: Acted for Heathrow Airport in connection with the EU and competition law aspects of five judicial review challenges brought against the government's decision to support a third runway at the airport.