High Court hears Judicial Review of decision to close Doncaster Sheffield Airport


Yesterday Mr Justice Fordham heard a claim brought by Doncaster MBC, seeking (1) permission to commence judicial review proceedings against the decision of Doncaster Sheffield Airports Ltd to close Doncaster Sheffield Airport, and (2) an interim injunction seeking to restrain DSAL from undertaking certain activities associated with that closure. After a full days hearing Fordham J reserved judgment on both.

James Maurici KC and Jacqueline Lean appeared for the Claimant, Doncaster MBC, instructed by Howard Bassford, Jonathan Blunden and Peter Sequeira at DLA Piper LLP.

John Litton KC and Nick Grant appeared for the Respondent Doncaster Sheffield Airport Ltd, instructed by David Holland, Jason Blakey and Prew Lumley at Squire Patton Boggs LLP.

The BBC news report can be found here.

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