We regularly act for government, regulators, industry, corporate clients and private individuals and groups on wide ranging issue relating to air quality, access to environmental justice (including Aarhus Convention proceedings), waste, contaminated land, pollution, water, noise, climate change, emissions trading, environmental permitting and regulation (including the marine environment), environmental assessment, energy (including renewables), environmental information, utilities, habitats and species protection, nuisance and issues relating to access to the countryside, commons and village greens.


Members of Landmark have been involved in all of the major environmental cases in the domestic courts, including the following Supreme Court cases:

  • Manchester Ship Canal Company v United Utilities - private law dispute concerning unauthorised foul water discharges
  • R (Finch) v Surrey CC - environmental impact assessment of downstream greenhouse gas emissions
  • R (Friends of the Earth) v Heathrow Airport - challenge to Airports National Policy Statement
  • R (Mott) v Environment Agency - fishing licence conditions under Article 1 Protocol 1
  • R (Champion) v North Norfolk DC - habitats appropriate assessment and environmental impact assessment
  • R (HS2 Action Alliance) v SST - challenge to HS2.

In addition, Landmark members have appeared in many of the leading environmental cases in the Court of Justice of the European Union and before the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee.

Landmark takes an active role in UKELA (one of our associate members, Lord Carnwath, is its former President) and regularly provides speakers to its annual conferences and a number of members contribute to Garner’s Environmental Law.

Practice Managers

Contact our friendly and helpful Practice Managers for more information about our barristers and services or to make an enquiry.

Ben Connor

Practice Director

020 7421 2483

Ben Connor

Kevin Squires

Senior Practice Manager

020 7421 1351

Kevin Squires New background

Michael Gooch

Senior Practice Manager

020 7421 1305

Michael Gooch new

Jason Allen

Senior Practice Manager

020 7421 1306

Jason Allen new

Jonathan Barley

Practice Manager

020 7421 2480

Jonathan Barley new

Richard Bolton

Senior Practice Manager

020 7421 1392

Richard Bolton new

Charlotte Hockney

Assistant Practice Manager

020 7421 1303

Charlotte Hockney new

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