Andrew Tabachnik KC

Working at 39 Essex Chambers

Andrew has a versatile and wide- ranging practice, specialising in cases of complexity, and encompassing planning and compulsory purchase; and disciplinary and regulatory law. In the sports sector, Andrew’s recent experience includes advising on contractual issues (for example in particular, restrictive covenants and termination regarding a senior Formula 1 manager); disciplinary issues in a long-running FIFA ethics prosecution which went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport; and planning issues, including successful resistance of a judicial review of a planning permission for stadium proposals at Fulham FC; and appearance for Surrey Cricket Club / Arora Hotels at a call-in inquiry into the redevelopment of the Oval, where the major opposition was from the Health and Safety Executive concerned about the proximity of the nearby Victorian gasholders. He also advised the MCC on the planning aspects of the floodlights at Lords.


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