Ruth Stockley practises in all aspects of town and country planning, highways and rights of way, environment, compulsory purchase, village greens, taxi licensing, education, local government, administrative law and judicial review.
She has represented developers, local authorities and third parties in a wide range of public inquiries including major retail, housing, commercial and leisure developments, wind farms, mineral extraction and landfill proposals. She has also appeared in numerous rights-of-way inquiries, enforcement inquiries and development plan inquiries.
Stockley regularly appears before the Administrative Court in statutory appeals and judicial review proceedings. She also appears before the Lands Tribunal in compulsory purchase and compensation cases and in all the general civil and criminal courts in highway and other public-law-related matters. In addition, she has appeared before the Traffic Commissioner.
In non-statutory village green inquiries, she has sat as an inspector on many occasions and has also represented both applicants and objectors at such inquiries. Stockley is an editor of Sweet and Maxwell’s Encyclopedia of Highway Law and Practice and she regularly delivers papers to various planning, highway, traffic and village green conferences.
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This information was sourced from the Kings Chambers website.