Kings Chambers

Jonathan Easton

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Practice Areas

Practises in all aspects of Town and Country Planning, with particular experience of section 78 and Development Plan Inquiries. Recognised by Planning Magazine as a leading planning barrister under 35 (2006). Notable cases include: Fordent Holdings Ltd v SSCLG [2013] EWHC 2844 (Admin); [2014] J.P.L. 226; Feather v Cheshire East BC [2010] EWHC 1420 (Admin); R. (on the application of P Casey (Enviro) Ltd) v Bradford MBC [2008] EWHC 2543 (Admin); [2009] J.P.L. 639. Also practises in environmental law and compulsory purchase.


First Class Honours Degree in European Law (LLB) from Warwick University. Masters in Comparative and International Law (LLM) from European University Institute, Florence. Very Competent in Bar Finals, Inns of Court School of Law.

Professional Memberships

Planning and Environmental Bar Association (PEBA).


Author of the Housing Chapter in Judicial Review: Law and Practice (Jordans)(1st Edition)