Michael Tomlinson is regularly instructed to advise and act in public and regulatory law. In particular he has an interest in matters such as:
Michael is predominantly, but not exclusively, instructed to advise and act on behalf of local authorities in this area. He appears before all levels of the judiciary and various tribunals in order to represent his clients’ interests.
He has recently appeared in an animal welfare case described by the judge as the longest running case that had tried. This area of Michael’s practice compliments his appointment to Attorney General’s Regional Panel, where he is instructed to undertake both advocacy and advisory work for all Government departments.
In Town and Country Planning Act matters, Michael is frequently instructed in cases involving enforcement and TPOs. He has a growing planning practice and an interest in the impact of development on greenbelt land.
BA Classics (Hons) (London)
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (College of Law)
The Malcolm Memorial Prize for Advocacy (College of Law, 2002)
The Sachs Prize (Middle Temple, 2002)
Rosamund Smith Mooting Cup (Middle Temple, 2002)
Queen Mother Scholarship (Middle Temple, 2001)