Planning; environment; local government; public and administrative; property.
Robin specialises in planning and environment; local government law; public law and property. He regularly appears at inquiries and in the High Court on behalf of private clients and local authorities. Robin also appears in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) in property and compensation cases.
Robin is frequently asked to advise on legal problems straddling his main practice areas, as well as on tactical and evidential issues. He takes a commercial and pragmatic approach to litigation.
He was called to the Bar in 1992. LLB, University College London
Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association
Planning and Environment Bar Association
Contributor to "Cornerstone on the Planning Court" and “Cornerstone on Councillors’ Conduct”. Principal contributor to the Housing title in the 'Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents', Volume 18. Author of articles on local government land transactions, publicity and local government finance for Westlaw Insight. Contributor to 'Licensed Premises: Law, Practice and Policy', 2nd ed, chapter 31 (Planning and other strategies).