High Court upholds Public Spaces Protection Order on multiple dog walking
20th April 2018
The High Court has dismissed a challenge to the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames' prohibition, contained in its Public Spaces Protection Order 2017 (Dog Control), on the walking of....
What difference does the revised anti-social behaviour guidance make?
9th January 2018
On 24 December 2017, the Government published the revised Statutory Guidance for Frontline Professionals on anti-social behaviour (ASB) powers available under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (the....
Cornerstone Leisure Newsletter February 2017
23rd February 2017
The Cornerstone Leisure Newsletter includes...
Editors note - Josef Cannon
20:20 Vision - Philip Kolvin QC
One more round for minimum unit pricing of alcohol - Josef Cannon & Matt Lewin
When can premises....
PSPO deadline is closer than you might think…
26th January 2017
Kuljit Bhogal looks at the key dates to be aware of when considering PSPOs...
The Home Office has confirmed that various orders relating to the use of public space will lapse....
Fast, Furious and Fatal
6th October 2016
The London Borough of Croydon has secured a High Court injunction to prevent motor vehicles from participating in 'Car Cruises' on one of its industrial estates.
The injunction was granted on....
PSPOs: Bans on hats, lying down in public, car cruisers and skateboarders...what next?
12th September 2016
Busy Bodies charter or effective tool?
On Thursday of last week the Grand Chamber of the House of Lords debated the measures being taken to ensure that the powers available under....
Kuljit Bhogal chairs ResolveASB Conference 2016
4th August 2016
Kuljit Bhogal, Joint Head of Housing at Cornerstone Barristers, is chairing this year's ResolveASB Conference taking place in Birmingham on 8-9th November 2016.
The annual conference is the key event in....
Cornerstone Housing Newsletter - August 2016
1st August 2016
The latest edition of the Cornerstone Housing Newsletter includes:
The Editor speaks...– Andy Lane
Through the looking glass, darkly: housing law in a post – Brexit UK – Dean Underwood
Recent Housing Developments – Andy Lane
Cornerstone Barristers Special Edition Housing Newsletter: Housing and Planning Act 2016
31st May 2016
The Cornerstone Housing Team has produced a special edition newsletter to highlight the main issues arising from the Housing and Planning Act 2016. The newsletter includes:
The Housing and Planning Act....
Kuljit Bhogal commended at Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2016
16th May 2016
Kuljit Bhogal of Cornerstone Barristers received a special commendation from the judges in the Professions category for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2016 which took place at the Hilton Park Lane....
Cornerstone Housing Newsletter - May 2016
4th May 2016
The latest edition of the Cornerstone Housing Newsletter includes:
Message from the Heads of Team – Kuljit Bhogal and Kelvin Rutledge QC
Hotak, Johnson & Kanu one year on – Kelvin Rutledge....
Kuljit Bhogal shortlisted for Asian Women of Achievement Award
20th April 2016
Kuljit Bhogal of Cornerstone Barristers has been shortlisted in the Professions category for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2016 which will take place in London on Tuesday 12 May 2016.
Cornerstone Housing Day 2015 - Presentations
3rd March 2016
Presentations from the Cornerstone Housing Day 2015 are now available to view on the newly launched Local Government Law.tv platform.
Click the links below to view previews of the videos.
Key developments in Housing....
Local Government Lawyer - Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour - The New Law
18th November 2015
Gillian Marshall, Solicitor to the Council at Selby District Council, has written a review for Local Government Lawyer of "Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour: The New Law" by Kuljit Bhogal, Joint Head of the Cornerstone....
Cornerstone Barristers Housing Newsletter - July 2015
23rd July 2015
The latest Cornerstone Barristers Housing Newsletter includes...
Message from the Heads of Team - Kelvin Rutledge QC and Kuljit Bhogal
The Supreme Court's interpretation of vulnerability in Hotak, Kanu and Johnson- Matt....
Law Society Gazette: Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour: The New Law
25th June 2015
Law Society Gazette has published a review of "Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour: The New Law" by Kuljit Bhogal, Joint Head of the Cornerstone Housing Team.
Cornerstone Newsletter: Bringing You the Latest in Legal Developments
26th January 2015
Click here for the latest legal developments in housing law, as well as commentary, guidance on statutory developments and upcoming cases. Edited by Andrew Lane.....
Cornerstone on Antisocial Behaviour: The New Law Kuljit Bhogal
14th August 2014
Cornerstone on Antisocial Behaviour: The New Law by Kuljit Bhogal.
Inquests Into Deaths At Pleasuredrome Spa
3rd July 2014
Two separate inquests took place last week into the deaths of the three men who died within 8 months of each other after attending the Pleasuredrome Spa in Waterloo, Central....
Tachie (and others) v Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council  EWHC 3972 (QB)
16th December 2013
Procurement lawyers rest easy: High Court confirms ALMOs are Teckal compliant.
In a judgment that will be welcomed by all local authorities, Mr Justice Jay has so held. In Tachie (and....
L B Croydon v Foreman
8th April 2013
ASBO in respect of a severe problem with pigeons being attracted to a residential area due to large quantities of food being left out for them.....
L B Croydon V Marney And Allen
24th December 2012
Magistrates in Croydon have made Anti-Social Behaviour Orders lasting three and four years in respect of two youths who had been terrorising their neighbourhood on their go-peds, mopeds, quad bikes,....
Welwyn Hatfield BC V Holloway
23rd December 2012
The Luton County Court has made an outright possession order in respect of a secure tenant with four children under the age of ten (the youngest is 6 months old).
L B Hillingdon v Ali
8th October 2012
Successful Crown Court prosecution for Housing Benefit and Council Tax fraud in excess of £32000.....
Lekpo-Bozua v London Borough of Hackney & Ors  EWCA Civ 909
1st January 2010
The Court of Appeal has held that there is no free standing right to reside under Article 18 EC. It held that the permanent right of residence is subject to....
R (On The Application Of Glover) V Haringey LBC (2010) QBD (Admin);  All ER (D) 89 (Aug) (Cranston J)
1st January 2010
Although a local authority had not immediately provided written reasons for its decision that it was safe and appropriate to return the claimant and her children to Cyprus, where a....
Public Law Housing Issues: The fall-out from Kay and Doherty and Homelessness post Ali (Aweys) and Moran
19th October 2009
2-3 Gray's Inn Square was pleased to host this essential guide to the latest Housing issues faced by Public Autorities.
R (On The Application Of Chiltern District Council) V Wren Davis Ltd  EWHC 2164 (Admin)
1st January 2008
Costs ordered against local authority who successfully appealed the costs order - there was no unreasonable conduct by the authority.
It was inappropriate to deprive a local authority of its costs....
Appeal-proof Homelessness Decisions
16th September 2007
Held on 13 September 2007, this is the first in our series of half-day sessions on housing related topics.
Housing Law Update: the essential guide to all the latest changes
5th July 2007
2-3 Gray's Inn Square was pleased to host this extremely successful seminar that was attended by over 110 delegates, primarily from local Councils.
Burrell, R (On The Application Of) V London Borough Of Lambeth  EWHC 394 (Admin); LAG May 2006 P.33
1st January 2006
Application to revive an old claim to purchase under the Right to Buy Scheme.
Successfully defended a claim for judicial review of the Council's decision to refuse a Right to Buy....
London Borough of Haringey v Burgess, Haringey Magistrates Court, 2005 and Wood Green Crown Court
1st January 2005
ASBO – disabled vexatious litigant – harassing wardens of a local park.
Acting for the Council in an ASBO application involving the City of London Corporation who are the owners of....
Anti-social behaviour update
1st November 2017
Tickets are now available for the Cornerstone Barristers Anti-social behaviour update taking place in London on Wednesday 1st November.
At this seminar, Kuljit Bhogal, Richard Hanstock and Tara O'Leary will consider....