Landmark’s barristers have extensive experience of judicial review (and statutory challenges) across the whole range of its public, planning and environmental law fields of expertise. Regularly appearing in more Judicial Review cases in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court than any other chambers, it’s public law team is highly ranked across it’s areas of specialisms in the directories and it has a significant number of top ranked individuals.
With 17 QCs and 45 juniors regularly appearing in Judicial Reviews (in the Administrative Court and Upper Tribunal) the range and depth of expertise means that it can offer excellent advice and representation for claimants and defendants alike no matter what the scale or complexity of the case.
Landmark’s barristers regularly appear for NGOs, campaigning groups, commercial organisations, environmental and other charities and individuals in their challenges to government decisions and for the full range of defendants – representing the full range of government departments (with many of its members on the Government’s Panels), regulators, local authorities and health bodies.
In recent years, led by Richard Drabble QC and David Lock QC Landmark has broadened its public law practice expanding from its traditional core of environmental, planning and local government judicial reviews (in which it has always had an unparalleled reputation) into regulatory, healthcare, civil liberties, social welfare, immigration and education challenges (with recent recruits including Stephen Knafler QC and Fiona Scolding QC) thus offering a unique range and depth of expertise.
For recent, leading Judicial Reviews in each area please see the relevant page.