Harriet Townsend specialises in planning and environment law. She has enjoyed a varied practice within the field of local government law for nearly 20 years, and includes compulsory purchase and compensation, highways and rights of way, and town and village greens amongst her particular interests.
Harriet advises on all areas within this broad spectrum and represents her clients in courts and tribunals throughout England and Wales. Any enquiries as to her experience which are not answered by this CV should please be directed to her clerk.
- Harriet is a fully qualified mediator, and has acted both as mediator and advocate in mediations.
- Harriet is a popular speaker and/or trainer at conferences and seminars.
- Harriet is able to accept instructions direct and sits on the Access to the Bar Committee of the Bar Council as the PEBA representative.
Harriet (then Harriet Murray) was called to the Bar in 1992 and is BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Economics, 1st Class.