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Major Infrastructure

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"No5 Barristers' Chambers is a good set. The KCs and the juniors are very able, and the clerking is exceptional."

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"The clerking is very good and very accessible at all levels. They are always keen to help."

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No5 Barristers’ Chambers has an established team of barristers with extensive knowledge and experience of energy and infrastructure projects which have been promoted through the DCO and planning appeal process under the Planning Act 2008, the Town and County Planning Act 1990, the Transport and Works Act 1992, the Electricity Act 1989 and other legislation.

Members of chambers have experience of providing strategic advice from the very early stages of projects right through to the completion of the planning process.

Members have particular expertise in projects of the following nature:

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  • Airports
  • Biomass
  • Electrical grid connection
  • Energy from Waste
  • Gas production and storage (including fracking)
  • Harbours and Marine Energy Parks
  • Nuclear power
  • Pipelines
  • Transport – roads
  • Tunnels and rail
  • Windfarms (on and off-shore)

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Major Infrastructure Barristers

Peter Goatley KC

Call 1992 | Silk 2020

Richard Humphreys KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2006

Paul Cairnes KC

Call 1980 | Silk 2016

Richard Kimblin KC

Call 1998 | Silk 2016

Christopher Young KC

Call 1997 | Silk 2018

Hugh Richards

Call 1992

Scott Stemp

Call 2000

Jack Smyth

Call 2007

Rowena Meager

Call 2007

Jessica Allen

Call 2019

Sioned Davies

Call 2019

Paul Cairnes KC

Call 1980 | Silk 2016

Major Infrastructure Clerks

Andrew Bisbey

Practice Director, Planning & Environment, Director of Clerking

Marc Forrest-Thomas

Practice Manager, Planning & Environment

Natasha Clark

Planning and Environment Clerk

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News


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Podcasts


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Clerk Team

Andrew Bisbey

Practice Director, Planning & Environment, Director of Clerking

andrewb@no5.com

07732 055798

Marc Forrest-Thomas

Practice Manager, Planning & Environment

marct@no5.com

Natasha Clark

Planning and Environment Clerk

natashac@no5.com

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