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Since 2009 David has appeared for opposition groups in a number of inquiries in relation to wind turbine and other development on inappropriate sites.

Inquiries & Appellate Work

Three Moors and Bickham Moor, Devon 09.06.09-24.11.09

Appeals by Scottish and Southern Energy and Coronation Power in respect of 8 and 4 wind turbines dismissed.

Cotton Farm Huntingdon 18.05.10-01.06.10

Appeal by RWE N power in respect of 8 wind turbines allowed.

Chase Farm Baumber, Lincoln 05.10.10-22.10.10

Appeal by Enertrag UK in respect of 8 wind turbines dismissed.

Menchine Farm Nomansland, Devon 27.09.11-29.09.11

Appeal by S Cole in respect of anaerobic digestion plant dismissed.

Davidstow Woods Cornwall 22.11.11

Appeal by Community Windpower in respect of 20 wind turbines withdrawn with costs awarded against them. Re-application now abandoned.

CEast Stoke Dorset 11.04.12-20.04.12
Appeal by Purbeck Wind Farm in respect of 4 wind turbines allowed.

Batsworthy Cross, Devon 12.06.12-20.09.12
Appeal by RWE Npower in respect of 9 wind turbines allowed. 19.04.13 appeal by opposition group dismissed in the High Court.

Treading, Cambridge and Lincoln 23.04.13-09.10.13
Appeal by Wind Ventures in respect of 6 wind turbines dismissed.

Molesworth Huntingdon 09.12-20.02.13
Appeal by RWE Npower in respect of 6 wind turbines awaiting decision. Dismissed.


Legal Appointments

1985-1988 Chairman Criminal Bar Association, Bencher Lincoln’s Inn

1985-2000 Appointed Recorder

1982 Appointed Queen’s Counsel

1961 Called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn

1959 Bigelow Teaching Fellow University of Chicago

1958 MA Jurisprudence, New College Oxford

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

South Eastern Circuit

Member of the Antiguan Bar