Barrister

John Holroyd

Year of call 1989

CC&P

Areas of expertise:

  • Construction:  all aspects of building and construction, water and sewerage, highways and bridges.  
  • Technology and Construction Court, Adjudication, Arbitration, Mediation and Public Inquiries.
  • Planning:  all aspects including highways, water, compulsory purchase orders and Public Inquiries.
  • Professional negligence: of Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, and related professions.
  • Environmental:  all aspects.
  • Land:  Rights of way and boundary disputes.
  • Public Utilities:  all aspects.
  • General contract:  all aspects

Notable Cases:

Represented Treasury Solicitor on major highway and compulsory purchase order Public Inquiries.

Represented public utility on major drought order Public Inquiries.

Represented public utility at Public Inquiry namely, Commission of Inquiry into Water Supply in Yorkshire.

Represented party in Court of Appeal in Lead Technical Services -v- CMS Medical Limited [2007] EWCA Civ 136; [2007] BLR 251 (CA).

Represented Local Authority in Court of Appeal in Marshall -v- Bradford Metropolitan District Council [2001] EWCA Civ 594.