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Trevor Griffiths


Trevor has vast experience in judicial reviews and statutory appeals, and has been a partner at Sharpe Pritchard since 1987. He has extensive expertise in administrative law, dispute resolution, local government law, and public law.

Trevor acts for public and local authorities in both commencing and defending judicial reviews and statutory appeals. He regularly advises on appeals to the higher courts and Supreme Court on injunctions and costs. Trevor has also advised on some of the most high profile administrative law cases in High Court for local authorities.

As one of the country’s top-rated judicial review practitioners, Trevor is cited as a leader in his field and is ranked in the Chambers Directory as a leader in administrative law and local government law.

He often lectures on developments in judicial review, cost protection and recovery for local authorities.


Joined Sharpe Pritchard

Previous Employment
Trained at Sharpe Pritchard


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Recent work

  • acted for English Heritage in the very first case to be heard by the Planning Court;
    represented London Oxford and Biggin Hill Airports in a case involving flight movements at RAF Northholt;
  • acted for Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council and Dartford Borough Council in an appeal to the Court of Appeal against the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government;
  • acted for Mole Valley District Council in a judicial review and appeal to the Court of Appeal to challenge the grant of planning permission for an elite golf course and hotel.


What others say

Trevor Griffiths is a highly experienced practitioner with a wealth of knowledge of handling judicial reviews and statutory appeals. Clients value his "reassuring, down-to-earth" approach.

Trevor Griffiths "has vast knowledge and gives good practical advice."
Chambers and Partners UK 2017.

Trevor Griffiths is recommended for "his knowledge of High Court procedure and costs particularly. He has good sense combined with expert knowledge."
Chambers and Partners UK 2017.

Trevor Griffiths is "vastly knowledgeable, approachable, pragmatic, reliable and sensitive to the client’s needs."
Chambers and Partners UK 2017.

"He is very technically astute, very hands-on, and he fought our corner." 
Chambers and Partners 2016.

"Highly commended" 
Chambers and Partners 2016.

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