Toby Davey | Barrister | 4-5 Gray's inn square

Practice Summary

Toby Davey’s areas of expertise include all aspects of planning and environmental law, administrative and local government law.

Toby undertakes planning inquiry work for both local authorities and developers and has appeared at appeals throughout the country relating to housing, retail, listed buildings, waste disposal and conservation areas. Regeneration projects include, Central Leicester, Refinery Site at Neath, Gateshead and Sunderland, the Midlands, the airports.

He has extensive experience in promoting structure and local plan inquiries; examples include East Hampshire, Dacorum and South Bucks. He also appears at waste and minerals local plans; recent examples include Northamptonshire, Hambledon, South Shields, Gateshead and Wearside and public.

Appearances for promoters and opponents at several of the major highways inquiries including, Archway Road A1 Traffic Regulation Scheme, Southampton M3/M27 CPO, Liverpool Airport Motorway Links to M56/M62, Terminal 5, M4/M25 proposals. By Pass Schemes include West Haddon, Corby, Winchester M3, Newbury A34 and Guildford A3.

Toby regularly advises on compensation and valuation matters and has appeared in the Lands Tribunal for both local authorities and land owners.

Toby is experienced in all areas of local government law regularly advising on matters such as local government bodies, planning, finance, highways and rating, conduct in local government.

Judical Appointments

Immigration judge (legal chairman I.A.T)

Other Appointments

Commissioner for Foreign jurisdictions
Assistant Boundary Commissioner (BCE)
Legal Assessor for British Psychological Society, legal adviser to RICS
Legal Assessor to General Medical Council
General Dental Council Legal Adviser




LLB(Hons) Leicester


Conversational Italian and French

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