KBG Chambers' Planning barristers act for local planning authorities, developers, housebuilders, land promoters and residents. Members of KBG Chambers are instructed by both the private and the public sectors.

Our team of expert public law barristers can provide advice and representation on all aspects of planning law including:

•  Affordable Housing
•  Appeals
•  Applications
•  Assets of Community Value
•  Building control
•  Commercial development
•  Commons & Village Greens
•  Conservation and nature
•  CPO & Compensation
•  Development Plans
•  Energy & Utilities
•  Enforcement cases in the criminal and civil courts
•  Environment & EIA
•  Gypsies & Travellers
•  Habitats and Protected Species
•  Heritage
•  Housing
•  Interpretation of Planning Policy
•  Judicial Review & Statutory Challenges
•  Lands Tribunal
•  Minerals & Waste
•  Planning obligations & enforcement of Section 106 agreements
•  Public Rights of Way
•  Regeneration
•  Renewable Energy
•  Residential Development
•  Retail Development
•  Rural affairs & Agriculture
•  Town and Village Greens
•  Transportation & Highways
•  Planning policy 

We have a proven track record of successfully representing clients in the Planning Courts. Our regular clients include a large planning authority and we advise on a broad range of planning matters including challenges to housing developments, wind turbines and planning enforcement. Our members can provide flexible and tailored support ranging from advice on discreet issues to representation at appeal hearings, inquiries and in the High Court.  Our barristers are happy to travel to hearings across the country and will make themselves available to assist with the preparation of cases at an early stage. We regularly work closely with local authority legal departments and planning officers and are happy to provide a flexible and practical approach to acceptance of instructions.

Sancho Brett is recommended in the legal 500 for Planning & Construction in the 2022 edition -  Sancho advises brilliantly on the technical issues, but also provides fantastic practical advice. He is highly knowledgeable and very adept at reassuring and building strong relationships with clients. Incredibly personable. ’Ranked: Tier 1

  • 1
    Passionate Legal Expert
  • ALL
    Covering all courts in the South West
  • Local
    Sancho Brett's local knowledge is highly regarded in the local legal community
Our Planning Experts:

Sancho Brett

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Stephen Barratt

Pupil Barrister
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Abigail Leigh

Pupil Barrister
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