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Plan-making

"No5 Barristers' Chambers is truly a very professional chambers and always provides excellent service."

Legal 500 2023

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

Legal 500 2023

"No5 has a wealth of talent and expertise."

Chambers UK 2023

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

Chambers UK 2018

Members of the team have vast experience of strategic and local plans, waste and minerals local plans and neighbourhood plans acting on behalf of local authorities and those who have an interest in a proposed local plan.

Members have advised in relation to housing need, allocations, duty to co-operate, provision for travellers and environmental impact.

We advise from the early stages of plan development, through to building a sound evidence base and representing parties at examination in public.

Get in touch

For more information:


Plan-making 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

Plan-making Clerks

Andrew Bisbey

Practice Director, Planning & Environment, Director of Clerking

Natasha Clark

Planning and Environment Clerk

Marc Forrest-Thomas

Practice Manager, Planning & Environment

Related News, Resources and Events

News


The High Court upholds Waverley’s Local Plan Part 2

House v Waverley Borough Council and Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities [2023] EWHC 3011 (Admin) Jack Smyth successfully represented the Secretary…

Publications


High Court dismisses neighbourhood plan challenge (R (Park Lane Homes (South East) Limited) v Rother District Council)

Planning: The claimant developer challenged the decision of a local planning authority to accept the recommendations of the Examiner into a draft neighbourhood development plan…

Podcasts


Local Plans: Lessons from Recent Examinations with Hugh Richards

    WATCH ON YOUTUBE Presented by Hugh Richards, covering: Virtual examinations – practical bits Duty to Co-operate Alternatives – strategies and sites Flexibility –…

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Clerk Team

Andrew Bisbey

Practice Director, Planning & Environment, Director of Clerking

andrewb@no5.com

07732 055798

Natasha Clark

Planning and Environment Clerk

natashac@no5.com

Marc Forrest-Thomas

Practice Manager, Planning & Environment

marct@no5.com

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