Matt Hutchings KC presents “fierce defence” of women’s football academy

12 Feb 2024

Public Law and Judicial Review, Property, Local Government

Matt Hutchings KC was in action in the High Court last week, defending a decision by the London Borough of Enfield to enter into an agreement to lease part of Whitewebbs Park to Tottenham Hotspur FC for a women’s and girls’ football academy.

The judicial review concerns London boroughs’ powers to dispose of open space held under a statutory trust.

His submissions on Wednesday were recorded in the local press (with customary typos).  Judgment has been reserved by the newly appointed Mould J.

Matt acts for the London Borough of Enfield, instructed by Michael Smith of Enfield Legal Services.

About Matt

Matt Hutchings KC has a broad practice spanning the full range of chambers’ public law work, property, and commercial and regulatory litigation. He is the ideal barrister to advise in cases involving elements of commercial, property and public law.

Learn more about his practice here.