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NEWS: Inquests and Inquiries

9th preliminary hearing with Gerard Forlin QC acting for the Families of the Deceased

30.07.2021

Gerard Forlin QC again appeared in court this week acting for the Families of the Deceased. This was the 9th preliminary hearing. He made various submissions in relation to the Part

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Upper Tribunal upholds Secretary of State's decision that Asylum Claim is inadmissible under post Brexit Immigration rules

28.07.2021

R (on the application of Tikue) v Secretary of State for the Home Department In an important hearing yesterday, the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) considered, for the first time,

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Cornerstone Development Quarterly - Special Edition: Revised NPPF

27.07.2021

July 2021 Cornerstone Development QuarterlySpecial Edition: Revised NPPF A note from the editors This publication of the Quarterly focuses on the latest revision of the NPPF, the fourth substantive iteration in the decade

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NEWS: Planning and Environment, Local Government, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation and planning: Here to stay?

26.07.2021

Introduction Mediation is a way of resolving disputes and building consensus with the help of a neutral third party. It tends to be quicker, cheaper and more flexible than litigation, and

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Cornerstone Barristers’ Natasha Peter contributes to the newly published 2nd Edition of the Delos Guide to Arbitration Places

22.07.2021

We are proud to announce that Cornerstone Barristers' Natasha Peter contributed her expertise and insight to the newly published 2nd Edition of the Delos Guide to Arbitration Places. Natasha contributed

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NEWS: Public Law and Judicial Review, Housing, Property

Cornerstone Barristers welcomes new tenant Sarah Salmon

21.07.2021

We are delighted to welcome Sarah Salmon to Cornerstone Barristers. Sarah specialises in local government, housing and property law and is chair of the Social Housing Law Association. She has

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NEWS: Housing, Local Government

The Domestic Abuse Act 2021: What does it mean for social housing providers?

06.07.2021

By Tara O’Leary   The Domestic Abuse Act (“DAA”) received royal assent on 29 April 2021 following a much-delayed journey through Parliament. The Act will have important ramifications

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Book Launch: Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud (Second Edition)

23.06.2021

We are proud to announce the launch of Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud, Second Edition, written by Andrew Lane of Cornerstone Barristers. This book provides a thorough overview of Social Housing

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Cornerstone Barristers' Ruchi Parekh Speaks at UKELA Annual Conference 2021

15.06.2021

We are proud to be a Gold sponsor of the UKELA Annual Conference 2021, which aims to build awareness and improve understanding of legislation aimed at helping and protecting the

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NEWS: Public Law and Judicial Review, Planning and Environment, Housing, Licensing, Property, Commercial and Regulatory, Inquests and Inquiries, Court of Protection, Health and Social Care, Local Government

Cornerstone Barristers' Kuljit Bhogal is sworn in as a Recorder of the Crown Court

14.06.2021

Cornerstone Barristers is pleased to announce that Kuljit Bhogal has been sworn in as a Recorder of the Crown Court at a ceremony at the Harrow Crown Court. Kuljit will be

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