Richard Honey practises as a barrister in the fields of public law and environmental law, with particular specialisms in judicial review and High Court statutory challenges, infrastructure projects, compulsory purchase, compensation and land valuation, and commons and village greens.  He is called to the Bars of England and Wales and Northern Ireland and is a member of the Attorney General’s panel of junior counsel to the Crown (A Panel).  Richard appears mainly in the Planning Court and in the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber.  Richard was ranked as a leading barrister in four different fields in Chambers and Partners 2015: local government, environment, planning, and agriculture and rural affairs. Richard was ranked in the top 10 highest rated planning junior barristers in the Planning magazine survey in 2013, 2015 and 2017. Further information is available at

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