The planning, commercial and public law practices at 39 Essex Chambers have been bolstered by the arrival of Juan Lopez, who joins with immediate effect.
Lopez acts in all areas of major infrastructure (specialising in energy and transportation), planning, construction, environmental law, compulsory purchase, land valuation and compensation, highways, rights of way, agriculture and related civil liability.
39 Essex Chambers said Lopez regularly works with infrastructure bodies, developers, landowners, surveyors, utilities as well as local authorities. “He combines these areas with his experience in related property fields as well as less frequented areas such as railway law, water law and environmental taxation. Juan also has extensive public law experience in related judicial review claims and statutory challenges.”
Lindsay Scott, Chief Executive of 39 Essex Chambers, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Juan. His exceptional experience is a perfect fit for 39 Essex Chambers and Juan will be an excellent addition to our existing team, as well as furthering Chambers’ standout ability to offer our clients a full, cross-practice area service.”
Juan Lopez said: “I am extremely pleased to be joining 39 Essex Chambers. The set’s excellence is well known to me from my work, I know a number of my new colleagues well and I’m excited to now work alongside them and continue my practice from there.”