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Robert Garden

Robert Garden

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Robert Garden is a senior associate in the Planning Department.

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Education

  • 2010 - LPC (Distinction), College of Law, Guildford
  • 2009 – LLB (Hons), University of Exeter, Exeter
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21 May 2019
Wind­farm Vari­ations and Re­power­ing
25 Mar 20
COV­ID-19: Off­shore Wind Leas­ing Rounds Re­act
Cor­rect as of 9:15 on 25 March 2020. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. The Crown Es­tate and Crown Es­tate Scot­land have pub­lished guid­ance re­gard­ing the on­go­ing COV­ID-19 situ­ation and re­it­er­at­ing their...
03 Dec 19
A re­mind­er that plan­ning per­mis­sion may not be bought!
In R (on the ap­plic­a­tion of Wright) v Re­si­li­ent En­ergy Severndale Ltd and Forest Dean Dis­trict Coun­cil, the Su­preme Court has con­firmed that the ma­ter­i­al­ity of a con­sid­er­a­tion in a plan­ning de­cision will...
17 Oct 19
Elec­tri­city stor­age: load­ing up for con­sent­ing clar­ity
The plan­ning sys­tem’s treat­ment of elec­tri­city stor­age and co-loc­a­tion is com­plex, in part be­cause the cur­rent plan­ning frame­work was de­vised without stor­age tech­no­lo­gies in mind. Whilst stor­age tech­no­lo­gies...
30 Aug 19
Off­shore Wind Ex­ten­sion Round: sev­en pro­jects pro­gress through plan...
The Crown Es­tate has con­firmed that sev­en off­shore wind ex­ten­sion pro­jects will pro­gress to the award of rights fol­low­ing the com­ple­tion of its plan level Hab­it­ats Reg­u­la­tion As­sess­ment (HRA). The Crown...
23 Aug 19
Gov­ern­ment Com­mit­tee: “Net Zero” will be im­possible without policy...
The Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy Com­mit­tee has is­sued its Re­port on Clean Growth, which out­lines the ur­gent policy steps that the Gov­ern­ment must take to de­liv­er on Net Zero emis­sions by 2050. Set with­in the...
02 Aug 19
Crown Es­tate Scot­land re­leases “Pre-Launch” ScotWind Leas­ing doc­u­ments
Fol­low­ing the May 2018 launch of ScotWind Leas­ing, the new round of off­shore wind leas­ing in Scot­land, Crown Es­tate Scot­land has now re­leased near-fi­nal doc­u­ment­a­tion to en­able de­velopers to start pre­par­ing...
30 Jul 19
People Over Wind – Do­mest­ic Clar­ity (For Now)
The High Court has con­firmed in Gl­ad­man v SSH­CLG [2019] EWHC 2001 (ad­min) that mit­ig­a­tion meas­ures can­not be taken in­to ac­count at the screen­ing stage when un­der­tak­ing a Hab­it­ats Reg­u­la­tion As­sess­ment...
10 Jul 19
Com­puls­ory Pur­chase, Cross­rail and the Crichel Down Rules - When to...
The Court of Ap­peal has provided some use­ful guid­ance on the in­ter­pret­a­tion of the Crichel Down Rules (the “CD Rules”) in Char­les­worth v Cross­rail Ltd [2019] EW­CA Civ 1118. The CD Rules ap­ply where...
27 Feb 19
Wa­ter re­sources in­fra­struc­ture - Draft NPS
On 29 Novem­ber 2018, the De­part­ment for En­vir­on­ment, Food and Rur­al Af­fairs (“DE­FRA”) re­leased a con­sulta­tion on its draft Na­tion­al Policy State­ment (“NPS”) for Wa­ter Re­sources In­fra­struc­ture....
25 Jan 19
Know your CIL Pro­ced­ure - High Court says there is no wriggle room
Sum­mary The High Court de­cision in Shrop­shire Coun­cil v Sec­ret­ary of State for the Com­munit­ies and Loc­al Gov­ern­ment [2019] EWHC 16 (Ad­min) con­firms that the Com­munity In­fra­struc­ture Levy Reg­u­la­tions 2010...
18 Jan 19
Elec­tri­city stor­age: con­sent­ing clar­ity
The plan­ning sys­tem’s treat­ment of elec­tri­city stor­age and co-loc­a­tion is com­plex, in part be­cause the frame­work was de­vised without stor­age tech­no­lo­gies in mind. Whilst stor­age tech­no­lo­gies may be...