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Andrew Judge

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Andrew is a Family law specialist, who also has considerable expertise in Civil and regulatory work. Andrew has extensive experience in both professional practice and local government. Andrew also accepts instructions by way of direct access.

Andrew acts for parents and the children’s guardian in both care proceedings and child arrangement proceedings.

Local Government, Planning and the Environment
Andrew undertakes criminal and civil cases that involve local authorities and public agencies. Andrew has extensive experience of both executive leadership, scrutiny and planning in local government.

Andrew initiated the Merton Rule: the first prescriptive planning policy that required new commercial buildings over 1,000 square meters to generate at least 10% of their energy needs using on site renewable energy equipment. This initiative was followed by 140 local authorities and underpinned the Planning and Energy Act 2008 which enabled all councils in England and Wales to adopt a Merton Rule as well as specify energy efficiency standards over and above that of building regulations.

Andrew is an expert in sustainable development and helped develop a matrix to guide sustainable decision-making across the GLA as well as revisions to the London Plan.

Andrew has extensive experience of housing and undertakes cases involving landlord and tenant issues, land and property issues.

Qualifications, Associations

  • FLBA
  • PEBA
  • LLM in Environmental Law, UCL
  • MSc in Politics and Administration, Birkbeck College
  • Called 1986
    Practice Areas: Family, Civil, Licensing & Regulatory


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