Philip Robson has joined Kings Chambers from St Johns Chambers.
Philip who was called to the bar in 2011, specialises in all aspects of planning, environmental, local government and property law.
He has written papers in statutory appeals and judicial review claims in the High Court, advised developers and local authorities on planning and environmental issues and has appeared at a number of planning inquiries and enforcement appeals.
‘I’m delighted to join Kings Chambers, one of the most prestigious civil law sets in the UK. I was drawn to Kings not only because of their reputation but because I identify them as a forward-thinking chambers with a strong progressive ethos. With a new leadership team at the helm, it’s a really exciting time to join the chambers.’
Nigel Poole QC, head of chambers, said:
‘We are thrilled to have someone of Philip’s calibre on board and we are confident that his varied experience will further strengthen the reputation of the chambers. His wide area of expertise will be indispensable and we are sure he’ll be right at home at Kings’.
Kings Chambers is ranked third in the country in the Chambers and Partners UK for leading sets by number of rankings, with nearly 70 per cent of members ranked individually.