Gareth is a Partner in the Planning and Public Sector Team.
Gareth has experience of advising of the merits of potential judicial review actions as well as participating in judicial review either issuing proceedings or responding to proceedings once issued.
Before coming into the private sector Gareth held senior roles in Local Government including being a Chief Executive of a District Council. In those roles he was experienced in responding to Judicial review claims made against the Council.
- Private individual: Successfully advising a private individual seeking to judicially review a planning decision of a local authority.
- Private individual: Advising a local resident in Falmouth to challenge the procedure followed in making a delegated planning decision and resulting in the decision being quashed.
- Property Owner: Advising a property owner at Sandbanks Dorset in respect of a nearby development which was to be granted planning consent.