Hashi Mohamed joins Landmark Chambers' planning group

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Planning and environment barrister Hashi Mohamed (2010 Call) has become a member of Landmark Chambers, joining the planning and environment groups.

Hashi will take up his practice at Landmark in late September following a period of paternity leave. He undertakes all aspects of planning and environmental work with a focus on major development, infrastructure, enforcement and compulsory purchase work. He represents many leading housebuilders, and SMEs, as well local planning authorities and community groups. He regularly appears in hearings, inquiries, local plan examinations and in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

He is a published author of two books 'People Like Us: What it Takes to Make It in Modern Britain' (2020) (Radio 4 Book of the Week) and 'A Home of One's Own: Why the Housing Crisis Matters'(2022) and regularly appears on TV, radio shows and podcasts, and is a commentator in national publications. Hashi is the Chair of Coin St Housing Cooperative on the South Bank, responsible for 220 high quality affordable social housing, including in the OXO Tower.

He is ranked for planning by Legal 500 with clients saying 'His engaging character helps to get judges and planning inspectors on side' and '[He is] enthusiastic and [has] a friendly approach'. Hashi also appears in Planning magazine's 2023 list of top ten planning juniors at the UK Bar.

Read Hashi's full profile here.

Speaking about the move, Hashi said: "I am extremely excited to be joining Landmark Chambers at a pivotal moment for my career. I am joining a community I know well, with members I have mostly known as opponents and now have the pleasure of calling colleagues. I very much look forward to being a part of their collegiate world and to learning and growing at the best Set for planning and environment law. Nothing will change when it comes to the quality of service provided, and to my loyal clients (and soon to be new clients) - normal services will resume in September."

Rupert Warren KC, head of Landmark’s Planning Group, said: “Hashi is a highly-regarded planning specialist with a big future. We think the planning team at Landmark will be a natural home for his talents and very much look forward to working with him.”

Landmark's Chief Executive Paul Newhall said: "Hashi is a fantastic addition to the Landmark team. His knowledge and skills will be of considerable benefit to clients. We wish him well for a busy few months ahead helping to care for a new baby and we look forward to welcoming him in full after the summer."

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