Philip's planning work has included the following:
West Berkshire Core Strategy
Acting for Gerald Eve in legal challenge to Core Strategy, involving arguments on Strategic Environmental Assessment and public law principles.
Stop Linton Wind Farm
2010: acting for campaign group to prevent a wind farm in Cambridgeshire country-side. (Click here for news coverage of the decision)
Calderdale, Rossendale and Rochdale Councils
2009: instructed jointly by three councils in a five week, called in, conjoined three-site wind farm and common land deregistration inquiry, involving extensive technical evidence on landscape, transportation, noise, ecology, hydrology and hyrdro-geology.
Instructed in various legal issues relating to Kingsway, a key regeneration site for the north west, comprising £300m+ of inward investment over 200 hectares, including important litigation regarding environmental assessment:
Sheffield City Council
North Yorkshire County Council
Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
Philip is personally committed to environmental issues and to community participation in the environment.
His work has included:
"Philip Kolvin QC specialises in licensing, regulation, planning and local government and is head of the set's licensing team. He is described as an 'astute and pragmatic barrister who works unbelievably hard." Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession, 2011