Advising/acting for Tower Hamlets LBC opposing major residential/mixed use redevelopment scheme including tall building proposed by consortium of voluntary groups on hospital site in Hackney Road Shoreditch. Main issues urban design and impact on living conditions of neighbours. Led team including design and conservation witnesses with no experience of major inquiry process. Closely involved in/advising on preparation of design/impact case. Scheme withdrawn by developers prior to start of public inquiry (November 2007). Instructing solicitor Megan Crowe – Tower Hamlets LBC.