Jonathan Easton


 

Year of Call: 1996


Profile:

Jonathan practises in the areas of town and country planning and compulsory purchase, environmental law, highways and road traffic, licensing, local government and social housing.
 

Recommendations:

Chambers UK 2013:

"Jonathan Easton of Kings Chambers is a much-admired public law specialist, who has significant expertise in social housing law. He is recommended."

Chambers UK 2012:
"Jonathan Easton of Kings Chambers is "a really solid blue-chip barrister," who handles social housing work as part of a broader public law practice."

Chambers UK 2010:
"busy and committed advocate," whose broad practice takes in anti-social behaviour, homelessness and disrepair work.

Chambers UK 2008:
He retains the respect of his peers and is widely thought of as a 'sound individual' " 

Legal 500 2012
Jonathan Easton has "significant planning practices".

Legal 500 2010:
"consistently recommended for planning instructions" 

Legal 500 2009:
"consistently recommended"

Legal 500 2008:
"In an excellent group, solicitors consistently mention Jonathan Easton"

Legal 500 2007:
".....highly rated"

Chambers and Partners 2006:
"Jonathan is in the First Rank for Social Housing"

Planning Magazine 2006 cited Jonathan as one of the top barristers under 35 in their survey of the legal profession.

Publications:

Author of the Chapter on Housing Law in "Judicial Review" (Jordans, August 2010)

Seminars:

Planning:

Jonathan has given numerous seminars on a wide range of topics including:

National Policy Statements and their Relevance to Planning RTPI

PPS 4                                                                                                  RTPI

Planning and Climate Change                                                            RTPI

Environmental Impact Assessments    Solicitors Special Interest Group

Planning and Flood Risk        RTPI

 

Traffic Regulation

TROs - Getting the Drafting Right     Highway and Traffic Regulation Law Conference (CLT)

Signs and Lines - Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them    Highway and Traffic Regulation Law Conference (CLT)

Housing

Housing and Vulnerable Persons       2010 Social Welfare Conference

Houses in Multiple Occupation           Kings Chambers (2007)


Career & Education:
                        

University Degree:      Warwick
                                First Class LLP (Euro) in European Law 

                                European University Institute, Florence
                                LLM in International and Comparative Law (thesis was on
                                environmental law and human rights)

Year of Call:              1996 (Grays Inn)

Joined Chambers:      2006

Door tenancy:            2/3 Grays Inn Square, London

Other:                       Direct Professional Access

 

 

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