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Journal of Planning & Environment Law

Journal of Planning & Environment Law
Practice Area: Planning Law
Product ID: 0307-48BV
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
Subscription Information: 12 Issues & 1 special issue, Any Time Start
Format: Journal, Hardback
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The Journal of Planning and Environment Law is published monthly, and provides a guide to recent and forthcoming developments in planning law, environmental law, compulsory purchase and related areas. It is widely known as a leading forum for informed discussion and debate on planning and associated issues.

Regular content includes current topics, articles, correspondence, parliamentary and departmental news, case law reports, summaries of cases, and ministerial planning decisions.

A special 13th issue, which is published in December each year, contains the papers delivered at the annual Oxford Joint Planning Law Conference.

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  • Current topics
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  • Correspondence Parliamentary and Departmental News
  • Case Law Reports
  • Summaries of Cases
  • Ministerial Planning Decisions


Dr Ashley Bowes – ashleyb@cornerstonebarristers.com

The Journal encourages readers to submit articles for possible publication on current and emerging laws, practices and policies in the fields of planning and environmental law and compulsory purchase and compensation law and practice. There is no specific word limit, but articles should generally be no more than 10,000 words including footnotes, which should be numbered consecutively.

Contributors must supply their full contact details for further correspondence and are responsible for complying with the house style guide before making a submission.



ASHLEY BOWES, LL.B. (Hons), Ph.D., Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers

Consultant Editor

Case Editors
MARTIN EDWARDS, B.A. (Hons), M.A., L.A.R. T.P.I., Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers
THEA OSMUND-SMITH, LL.B., Barrister, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Ministerial Planning Decisions Editor
KATHERINE BARNES, LL.M., Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

ALEX GREAVES, Francis Taylor Building
BARNEY MCCAY, Landmark Chambers
REBECCA SAGE, Landmark Chambers
BRENDAN BRETT, Francis Taylor Building
MICHAEL RHIMES, Francis Taylor Building

Summaries of Cases Editor
RYAN KOHLI, MA (OXON), Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers

Editorial Board
STUART BELL, Professor of Law, University of York
MARY COOK, Partner, Town Legal LLP
JONATHAN EASTON, Barrister, Kings Chambers
VICTORIA HILLS, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute
MR JUSTICE HOLGATE, Planning Liaison Judge and President of the Lands Chamber
CHARLOTTE MORPHET, Senior Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University
DR CHARLES MYNORS, Lawyer, Law Commission
NEIL PARPWORTH, Associate Professor, Leicester De Montfort Law School
SIMON RICKETTS, Partner, Town Legal LLP
CAROLINE STARES, Solicitor, Hogan Lovells International LLP
ANGUS WALKER, Partner, BDB Pitmans LLP
SASHA WHITE KC, Head of the Planning Group, Landmark Chambers


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Article submissions and editorial correspondence:
Dr Ashley Bowes – ashleyb@cornerstonebarristers.com

Lyndsay Walker – lyndsay.walker@thomsonreuters.com

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