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Paul G. Tucker QC

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Planning
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Planning - Midlands (Bar)

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Paul Tucker QC
Paul Tucker QC regularly appears in public inquiries on behalf of developers, local authorities, land promoters, retailers, house builders and individuals. His wide-ranging planning expertise includes compulsory purchase orders, highways and infrastructure.
Strengths: "Paul is one of the best planning QCs in the country. He is technically very good as well as commercially minded."
Recent work: Represented Spitfire Homes in a High Court challenge to a decision by an inspector to refuse the conservation area consent for the demolition of a 19th century villa.
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Planning - Northern/North Eastern (Bar)

Band 1

Paul Tucker QC
Paul Tucker QC is praised as a key figure in planning with notable capabilities in inquiries. He is highlighted for his adept handling of complex development matters for residential, infrastructure and retail clients. He has additional expertise acting for public sector clients.
Strengths: "Paul is immensely impressive all round with written advice and advocacy and with client relations." "Paul is a robust advocate with great depth of knowledge and a very down-to-earth approach."
Recent work: Represented Liverpool City Council in the examination in public into the proposals for a new Local Plan in Liverpool dealing with its development needs for the next 15 years.
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Practice Areas

Paul practises in the areas of town and country planning, environmental law, local government law, highway law, the law of compulsory purchase. retail proposals; minerals and landfill proposals. He acts for both the public and the private sectors throughout England and Wales. He has acted for a local authorities, Government Agencies and a wide range of private sector developers, in cases involving diverse areas including major retail proposals, mineral and landfill proposals, large housing sites and other environmentally sensitive proposals. He is regularly engaged to act on behalf of major retailers and housing developers. He has been involved in a number of nationally important planning cases both before the Courts and at inquiry. His recent work has involved a diverse range of interests from the nuclear industry to Premiership Football Clubs, as well as national house builders, developers and retailers.

Career

University: Cambridge (Selwyn College); degree: Law (MA); Called: 1990 (Gray's Inn); Silk: 2010.

Professional Memberships

Planning and Environment Bar Association; Appointed Vice Chair of PEBA 2019

Administrative Law Bar;

National Infrastructure Planning Association;

Publications

Each year, Paul undertakes various speaking commitments at Planning Conferences and In-House Events as well as engaging in Mock Inquiries. In addition he has written for Estates Gazette, Planning and the Lawyer.

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Paul G. Tucker QC

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