|Professional History of||
Chairman of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association 1995 -1997.
Secretary of the Planning and Environmental Bar Association 1992 - 1994, whose pro bono advocacy service he established.
Standing Counsel to the Council for National Parks.
Member of the Legal Advisory Panel to the Council for the Protection of Rural England
Member of the British delegation (leader Lord Woolf) to the Indo-British Forum 1996
Member of the Labour opposition's independent advisory committee on planning law and practice 1994 - 1996
Called to the Bar in 1973. He lectures for bodies such as the RICS, ISVA, Law Society, Academy of European Environmental Law, National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection and the Institute of Waste and Environmental Management.
Articles include 'Liability Funding Institutions for Contaminated Land' JFP
Co-author of Butterworth's "Law and Practice of Statutory Nuisance" 2001 and of its associated web-site.
experience includes petrochemical industry, power, water and retail transport
sectors, waste and contaminated land.
Legal member of the Animal Procedures Committee advising the Home Secretary on the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
Ranked in the top 10% of planning barristers by Planning Magazine 2000