Constanze Lowrison Bell

Profession

Barrister

Biography

Constanze has a varied public law, planning and environmental law practice.  In the Planning Resource Planning Law Survey 2019 she was ranked as one of the 'Highest Rated Planning Juniors under 35'. Constanze is a committee member of the Women in Planning network's Yorkshire branch and was recognised as a 'Woman of Influence' in The Planner magazine's 2019 survey. 

She was appointed to the Attorney General's Regional Panel (Junior Counsel to the Crown, C Panel) in April 2018 and to the Panel of Special Advocates for Health & Safety and Environmental Law (C Panel) in March 2019.

Constanze is recognised as 'up and coming' in the field of planning law by Chambers & Partners and is listed as leading junior in the field of regulatory and licensing law by Legal 500. A reference for her Legal 500 entry reads: "Relates well to clients and has excellent advocacy skills." A reference for Chambers & Partners reads "She has a knack of establishing a great rapport with the tribunal she's in front of".

Constanze is the Assistant Editor of the third edition of Patterson and Karim on Judicial Review.  She is also a member of the Kings Chambers author team who write for and produce the quarterly bulletin for the Encyclopaedia of Local Government Law.

Year Qualified

2013

Education

History & Philosophy of Science BSc (Hons)
Bar Professional Training Course, Kaplan London
Graduate Diploma in Law, City University, London

Memberships

ELF (Environmental Law Foundation)
PEBA (Planning & Environmental Bar Association)
WiP (Women in Planning)