Robert Griffiths QC instructed by Hampstead pub landlord in challenge to Hampstead BID levy

November 23, 2018

Robert Griffiths QC has been instructed by a Hampstead pub landlord following his refusal to pay a business levy imposed by the Hampstead Business Improvement District (BID).

The Hampstead Business Improvement District levy was introduced in 2016 by local businesses and is enforced by Camden Council. The case raises important issues with regards to the use of local authority powers by private bodies.

A directions hearing will be held on 13th December with a full hearing expected in early 2019.

For news coverage of the case click here