brown university calendar 39 Essex chambers peter village qc – 39 essex chambers

Peter played a central part in the most important planning litigation of recent years – CALA homes – and masterminded the successful challenge to the secretary of state’s decision to revoke regional strategies (CALA no 1). He also led the CALA team in CALA no 2, (court of appeal – materiality of the impending revocation of regional strategies) and CALA no 3 (successful challenge to the secretary of state’s decision to refuse planning permission on the appeal). Brown university medical school tuition peter acted at the planning appeal and advised on the redetermination. This all culminated in the grant of planning permission to CALA in october 2012 for its 2000 dwelling and associated retail development in winchester.

Peter acts for the UK’s leading volume house builders including taylor wimpey, persimmon, barratt, berkeley group, and redrow.

He also acts for specialist developers such as city and country and commercial estates group. In 2012, in addition to CALA, he successfully acted for the developers of land north east of harlow (1,100 units) and he successfully acted for persimmon and taylor wimpey on their proposals at north east sector, crawley (1,900 units). Brown university website he has unrivalled experience in large scale residential development in the UK and has been at the forefront of the leading cases on affordable housing: see eg blyth valley v persimmon homes [2008] EWCA civ 861 in which he acted for the successful developer.

Peter also acts for retailers and on retail developments. In 2012 he acted for the fitwilliam malton estate in its proposals for the redevelopment of the cattlemarket site in malton, north yorkshire, in the teeth of opposition from the council (that had resolved to grant planning permission for a larger edge of centre store on its own land). The appeal was allowed with an award of costs in his client’s favour.

Peter also acts in planning related commercial cases, usually involving high value land disputes. In 2012 he acted for landowners in a multi-million pound claim for misrepresentation and breach of contract. Brown university law school ranking the trial settled on confidential terms after six weeks and at the end of peter’s cross-examination of the defendant’s witnesses of fact. In 2011 he successfully acted for hampshire county council on its claim for a declaration in respect of re-payment of money due under a s.106 agreement against beazer.

With respect to environmental law, peter continues to act in the most high profile cases. He successfully appeared for the environment agency in its defence of the claim by tiny rowland and his wife with respect to public rights of navigation on the river thames ( rowland v environment agency [2003] EWCA civ 1885); and he recently successfully acted against the EA in a claim by his clients, the manchester ship canal company and peel holdings [2012] EWHC 1643, with respect to a challenge to the flood mapping as undertaken by the EA, which had the effect of sterilising peel’s very substantial land holdings. (the court of appeal will hear the EA’s appeal in 2013.) he also acted twice in judicial review claims (both times successfully) on behalf of capel parish council and local residents, in resisting proposals for a waste incinerator in capel.

Peter also acted for the successful defendant in the case of morgan & baker v hinton organics, a claim for nuisance arising from an organic waste composting site operated by the defendant, which was dismissed after a trial lasting two weeks.

Peter acts in many compulsory purchase and compensation cases. Map of brown university campus he acted for birmingham city council and hammerson in promoting the bull ring CPO case. He successfully appeared for guinness in the guinness v railtrack “ransom” arbitration and subsequent court of appeal proceedings. Cases