Jonathan Storey has contributed two case notes on significant cases in the Consistory Court to the latest issue of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal (Volume 19, Issue 3), published this month. One of the cases, Re Camberwell Old Cemetery and Camberwell New Cemetery  ECC Swk 2, concerned burial grounds, the clearing of space and the reuse of ground, whereas the other, Re Magdalen Cemetery, Gorleston  ECC Nor 3, concerned the “special circumstances” that may lead a court to permit the exhumation of cremated remains.
Jonathan, who has previously served as a Church Warden in the Church of England, has a special interest in ecclesiastical law and religious liberty. As well as practising mainly in the fields of criminal, regulatory and public law, he has advised and appeared in cases relating to the faculty jurisdiction of England and Wales, the employment and discipline of the clergy, and the exercise of freedom of religion under both the Equality Act and the European Convention on Human Rights and in the context of professional regulation.
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