Landmark Chambers features in 17 practice areas in the new Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2024

Legal 500 Directories Results 2023

Landmark is thrilled to be recognised by clients and peers as the leading set in the UK for Planning, Environment, Property Litigation and Local Government including Rating Law.

We are also recognised as leaders in Immigration, Administrative Law and Human Rights, and Social Housing.

Our barristers are also ranked for Agriculture, Costs, Court of Protection and Community Care, Education, Energy, European Union Law, Inquests and Inquiries, IT and Telecoms (Infrastructure and Contracts), and Public Procurement. Rupert Cohen is ranked in the Mediators in London category (which falls under the solicitors’ guide).

Legal 500 quotes clients as saying:

‘Landmark has tremendous strength in breadth and depth in environmental, planning, regulatory and public law.’

‘Landmark is a clear frontrunner in terms of its depth of experience and knowledge of counsel, providing an enviable choice of counsel, both senior and junior.’

‘Landmark is the ‘go to’ chambers on planning and environmental law: always top notch.’

‘Landmark’s property team has strength and depth, from a fantastically supportive group of juniors to silk level and expertise across the board. Down to earth and collaborative, roll up sleeves attitude.’

Excellent set, right up there with the best public law chambers, providing an excellent service. Their clerks are so easy to work with and there’s a good range of juniors.’

‘Landmark are an excellent set – our go to for real estate litigation matters, particularly where there is a public law or planning angle.’

‘Landmark is an exceptional set for planning with enormous strength in depth. The planning talent is immense and they are extremely active in providing training and contributing to thought-leadership in the planning world.’

A strong chambers in relation to administrative and public law issues.’

‘A very strong planning and environmental set.’

‘Landmark have built a highly capable property set from the ground up over the last few years. They are my starting point for anything complex.’

‘Landmark is rightly regarded as a first point of call in planning and environmental cases. The set has impressive strength and depth.’

Landmark Chambers is ‘a leading set on environmental matters’ with ‘an incredibly deep bench of expertise’.

‘Landmark Chambers remain a well respected and impressive set of property barristers.’

‘The set has a good range of barristers for this area of work and offers good training programmes.’

‘First-class barristers at all levels.’

‘The first choice for barristers in rating law.’

Strong set for public law claims.’

One of the leading public law sets.’

An outstanding set.’

I have worked with Landmark chambers for over 10 years and I find all their clerks and barristers to be diligent and the utmost professionals.

My experience has been, that this set has an extremely high standard of counsel.’


Landmark clerks are the one set where they are always on top of things and deals with queries in the shortest possible time, which makes it very easy to work with them.

‘The clerks team is first rate; always incredibly prompt in replying, courteous, well organised and informative. Mike Gooch stands out and I would also highlight Kevin Squires, Jonathan Barley and Jason Allen.’

‘The clerks are always readily available and particularly responsive.’

‘The clerks are very quick to respond and provide excellent service.’’

‘The clerks provide a first-class service. They are responsive, user-friendly and reliable. They know their barristers very well.’

‘The clerks at Landmark Chambers are always responsive and thorough as well as forthcoming with advice.’

‘The clerks’ room is excellent.’

‘Landmark clerks are the one set where they are always on top of things and deals with queries in the shortest possible time, which makes it very easy to work with them.

The clerks’ room is second to none.’

‘The clerks are extremely responsive and helpful.’

‘Landmark Chambers has excellent clerks.’

See the full list of rankings and comments here.

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